There are six kinds of adjectives:-
1) Adjectives of quality
2) Adjectives of quantity
3) Adjectives of number
4) Interrogative adjectives
5) Demonstrative adjectives
6) Possessive adjectives
1. ADJECTIVES OF QUALITY/ DESCRIPTIVE ADJECTIVESThey tell us about the quality or kind of a person or a thing. Beautiful, young, faithful, dirty, long, big, green, black, happy are some of the descriptive adjectives.
-- There is a tall tree outside our house.
-- I like eating green vegetables.
-- She has a sweet voice.
-- They bought a big house.
-- She is an honest girl.
2. ADJECTIVES OF QUANTITY/ NUMERIC ADJECTIVESThey denote how much (amount) of a thing is meant. Little, some, much, many are some of the adjectives of quantity.
-- There is no juice in the glass.
-- I ate some cookies.
-- He showed much intelligence.
-- Many people came to visit the zoo.
-- He has little patience.
3. NUMERAL ADJECTIVES/ ADJECTIVES OF NUMBERThese adjectives show how many persons or things are meant. Several, two, one, all, some, any, single, second are some of the numeral adjectives.
Numeral adjectives are of three types:-
A) Definite numeral adjectives:- These adjectives denote an exact number of nouns. Example- one, first, four, fourth etc.
-- Mary stood first in he class.
-- She bought two tables today.
B) Indefinite numeral adjectives:- These adjectives denote an inexact number of nouns. Example- all, few, any, many etc.
-- There were many children playing in the playground.
-- I bought some mangoes.
C) Distributive numeral adjectives:- These are the adjectives that refer to each one of a number. Example- each, either, every etc.
-- Either painting will do.
-- Each child should bring a notebook.
4. INTERROGATIVE ADJECTIVESThe adjectives used with nouns to ask questions are called interrogative adjectives. What, which, whose etc are some of the interrogative adjectives.
-- Whose book was stolen?
-- Which animal would you prefer as a pet?
-- What food do you like in dinner?
-- Which painting are you planning to buy for your house?
-- Whose shoes are these?
5. DEMONSTRATIVE ADJECTIVESDemonstrative adjectives are the adjectives that point out which person or a thing is referred to. Those, that, these, this etc are some of the demonstrative adjectives.
-- Whose notebook is this?
-- This painting is beautiful.
-- This kind of shoes are not acceptable.
-- That cute child is her nephew.
-- This doll is mine.
6. POSSESSIVE ADJECTIVESThe adjectives that are used to point out the noun that belongs to someone are called possessive adjectives. The words our, my, his, her, its, your, their etc are possessive adjectives.
-- This is my book.
-- Our teacher is on leave for a week.
-- My brother likes to play football.
-- Have you seen their new car.
-- This is her purse.