Order of Adjectives
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An adjectives is a word used to modify a noun.Sometimes we use more than one adjective is used  to modify a noun.When more than one adjective is used to modify a noun, it is important to consider the order in which the adjectives appear. To keep confusion at bay we use the following order:

Order of Adjectives

  1. Determiners: articles (a, the), demonstratives (this, those), and possessives (his, our, Mary’s, everybody’s), amounts (one, five, many, few), order (first, next last)

  2. Coordinate adjectives (subjective evaluations or personal opinions): nice, nasty, packed, pitiful

  3. Adjectives describing size: big, huge, little, tiny

  4. Adjectives describing shape: long, short, round, square

  5. Adjectives describing age: young, old, modern, ancient

  6. djectives describing color: blue, green, red, white

  7. Adjectives describing nationality: Italian, French, Japanese

     8.Adjectives describing architectural style or religion: Greek, Gothic, Catholic, Jewish, Muslim

     9.Adjectives describing material: cardboard, plastic, silver, gold


Example:

  • An large wooden house (article, size, and material)
  • These old brown cardboard boxes (demonstrative, age, color, material)
  • A beautiful young Indian woman (article, personal opinion, age, nationality)
  • A red Canvas sports shoe.(article, material, purpose)

Summary

An adjectives is a word used to modify a noun.Sometimes we use more than one adjective is used  to modify a noun.When more than one adjective is used to modify a noun, it is important to consider the order in which the adjectives appear. To keep confusion at bay we use the following order:

Order of Adjectives

  1. Determiners: articles (a, the), demonstratives (this, those), and possessives (his, our, Mary’s, everybody’s), amounts (one, five, many, few), order (first, next last)

  2. Coordinate adjectives (subjective evaluations or personal opinions): nice, nasty, packed, pitiful

  3. Adjectives describing size: big, huge, little, tiny

  4. Adjectives describing shape: long, short, round, square

  5. Adjectives describing age: young, old, modern, ancient

  6. djectives describing color: blue, green, red, white

  7. Adjectives describing nationality: Italian, French, Japanese

     8.Adjectives describing architectural style or religion: Greek, Gothic, Catholic, Jewish, Muslim

     9.Adjectives describing material: cardboard, plastic, silver, gold


Example:

  • An large wooden house (article, size, and material)
  • These old brown cardboard boxes (demonstrative, age, color, material)
  • A beautiful young Indian woman (article, personal opinion, age, nationality)
  • A red Canvas sports shoe.(article, material, purpose)
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