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Adverbs and adjectives!

What is adverb? What are the types of adverbs? We will discuss adverbs and adjectives and their formation in detail here. A word that qualifies everything except a noun or a pronoun is known as an adverb. Or a word that qualifies a verb, an adjective, or another adverb. For example, An almost beautiful girl was playing. Here almost is an adverb which adds to the meaning of an adjective beautiful. Here we will briefly discuss adverbs and adjectives.

What are the adverbs and types of adverbs?

 Types of a Adverbs

When we learn about adverbs and adjectives, then the question that comes to our mind is that. What are the types of adverbs? what are the adjectives? Here we will discuss all the types of adverbs and a brief note on the types of adjectives.

  1. Adverb of time:

    It denotes time and period. E.g. He will come soon. early, late, always, never, after, today, tomorrow, since, no once, etc.

  2. Adverb of Place:

    It denotes the place of an occurrence. E.g. The cat is under the table. Here, there, for, away, out, below, above, never, along, inside, within, etc.

  3. Adverb of Manner:

    It denotes the manner of occurrence. e.g. Ali writes neatly. Well, badly, tightly, quickly, loudly, neatly, cleverly.

  1. Adverb of the result:

    It denotes the result of an occurrence. E.g. Consequently, Ali refused to help me.

  2. Adverb of Quantity or degree:

    It denotes quantity or degree. E.g. He is least interested in games. Very, much, little, most, less, least, too, so, wholly, altogether, partly, etc.

  3. Adverb of affirmation or negotiation:

It affirms or negotiates something. E.g. It is not my table.

Yes, not, certainly, surely, probably, never, ever, undoubtedly etc.

  1. Adverb of reason or cause:

It denotes results or causes. e.g.  That is why he did not help me. Why, so, therefore, thus, accordingly, why, likewise, etc.

  1. Adverbs of Comparison:

It denotes the degree of an adverb like an adjective. E.g. He will come sooner than we expect.

  1. Adverb of number or frequency:

    It denotes no or frequency. E.g. she seldom comes here. Never, often, seldom, always, once, twice, again, frequently, thrice, sometimes, second.

  2. Interrogative Adverbs:

It is used to put the question. E.g. Where is Ali? When, where, why, how, how many etc.

  1. Relative Adverbs:

It is used to join two sentences. E.g. Do you know when he will reach?  When, where, why, how, how many etc.

Formation of Adverbs and Adjectives

(1). Some words are basically Adverbs. The adverbs are;

AgoFastOftenRather
AlmostThusEnoughThere
AlreadyYesterdayTomorrowSoon
LateAfterwardsAlwaysEverywhere
OnceOnlyNowEnough
TodaySeldomSinceQuiet
TooWellHereEarly
VeryBeforeThenTonight

Adverbs from adjectives 

(2) Most of the adverbs are formed by adding +ly to an adjective.

Adjectives+lyAdverbsAdjectives+lyAdverbs
BadLyBadlyHopelessLyHopelessly
BraveLyBravelyCarelessLyCarelessly
CertainLyCertainlyMeaningfulLyMeaningfully
ClearLyClearlyBeautifulLyBeautifully
CleverLyCleverlyHopefulLyHopefully
CruelLyCruellyCheerfulLyCheerfully
FormerLyFormerlyCarefulLyCarefully
FortunateLyFortunatelyUtterLyutter fully
FrequentLyFrequentlyThroughLyThoroughly
HardLyHardlyAbsoluteLyAbsolutely
HonestLyHonestlyActualLyActually
InstantLyInstantlyDefiniteLyDefinitely
KindLyKindlyTotalLyTotally
PoorLyPoorlyWideLyWidely
PresentLyPresentlyWrongLyWrongly
PrivateLyPrivatelyPartialLyPartially
ProudLyProudlyWideLyWidely
RealLyReallyDeepLyDeeply
SadLySadlySoftLySoftly
SlowLySlowlyGreatLyGreatly
SoundLySoundlyLocalLyLocally
StrongLyStronglyLoudLyLoudly
SuddenLySuddenlyQuietLyQuietly
SureLySurelyQuickLyQuickly
UrgentLyUrgentlyCorrectLyCorrectly

(3) Adjectives ending in (-le)

(e) is dropped and (y) is added.

Adjectives-e and +yAdverb
SingleYSingly
DoubleYDoubly
SuitableYSuitably
HorribleYHorribly
PossibleYPossibly

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Types of adverbs

Types of Adverbs
Kinds of adverb

Formation of adverb by adding Y
Formation of adverb by ly adverbs and adjectives
Adverbs and adjectives
Adverbs and adjectives

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What are 8 types of adverb?

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what are the 6 types of adverbs?

The different types of adverbs are adverb of time, adverb of place, adverb of manner, adverb of result, adverb of reason or cause, adverb of degree, adverb of comparison, relative adverbs.

what are adjectives?

A word used with a noun to describe or point out, the person, the animal, place or thing which the noun names, or to tell the number or quantity, is called an adjective.

What are the Examples of adjectives?

1 Elena is a clever girl.

2 He don’t like that boy.

3 He gave me five mangoes.

4 There is little time for preparation.

5 The boy is lazy.

In the above sentences, clever, that, five, little & lazy are the adjectives.

What are the types of adjectives?

  • The types of adjectives are;
  • Adjectives of quality
  • Adjectives of quantity
  • Adjectives of number
  • Demonstrative adjectives
  • Interrogative adjectives

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