Grade 6 | English | Adjectives, Noun, Pronoun and Adjectives, Olympiad, CBSE, ICSE, SOF, ITO
An Adjective is a word that describes or clarifies a noun or pronoun more clearly.
Example sweet, red, clever, German, depressed, sticky, shining.
We may say that an adjective is a word naming an attribute of a noun. Example: Technical.
Use of Adjectives:
Adjectives are used in a sentence as:
1) They provide some information about a noun or a pronoun say about an objects size, shape, age, color, origin or may be the material.
2) It adds something to its meaning.
3) It is used to describe or point out some quality or quantity.
4) These are a large collection of words to describe nouns or which define more precisely the reference of a noun or pronoun.
Kinds of adjectives:
Example: Famous, Loud, Fast, Hot, Brave, Good, Tall, Stupid, Red etc.
Example: Any, many, some, several, enough, much, little, all and twenty-five etc.
Example: First, One, Two, Hundred, Second, Tenth, Last and most, etc.
Example: Each, every, neither and either, etc.
Example: Which, When, What, Whose, etc.
Example: My, his, her, your, our, their, its etc.
Example: Walking (Walk + ing), reading (read + ing), cooking (cook + ing), etc.
Example: Written (Write + ing), Polished (Polish + ed), Painted (paint + ed), etc.
Table 1: Regular Adjectivesà
It is the Base form.
To Compare within two things followed by ‘than’.
It is the comparison of three or more things, it is the highest or the superior form. When two or more things are compared the definite article ‘the’ is used before the superlative form. (As in the example under*)
Sejal is so funny.
Sejal is funnier than her sister.
Sejal is the* funniest in the whole class.
Table 2: Irregular Adjectivesà
Far (Place and time)
I am 6 years old.
My brother is elder to me.
Mukesh is the eldest amongst us.
Table 3: When the adjective has three or more syllables, more and most are added before the following words à
Adi is very talkative.
Adi is more talkative than Vipul.
Adi is the most talkative among the students.