modifies, or describes a noun or pronoun.
When you use two or more adjectives together, you separate them with a
adding endings to proper nouns. These
are called proper adjectives. Always
begin a proper adjective with a capital letter.
Here are some examples.
ADJECTIVES & NOUN MODIFIED
not have special endings.
Use dark green or
On the old map,
red lines represent rail tracks.
Try to eat
healthy, nutritious vegetables.
The new Indian
restaurant serves delicious curry.
adjectives tell what kind: the big blue
adjectives tell how many: ten lorries or
adjectives tell which ones: this lorry
or these lorries.
adjectives that come before a noun or pronoun are separated with commas.
number, size, shape and age often do not require commas.
tell what kind, which one, and how many:
sticky markers on this shelf.
Anita made few
stops during the long, tiresome journey.
need new paint.
will play in these competitions.
I ate three
plates of cinnamon bun for breakfast.