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Adjectives a.k.a. Adjective: In linguistics, an adjective is a "describing word", the main syntactic role of which is to qualify a noun or noun phrase, giving more information about the object signified.

  • also known as คำคุณศัพท์, Önad, 形容词

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Google previewThe Logical and Empirical Foundations of Baker's Paradox

Even under such circumstances, Olga is a beautiful dancer does not entail Olga is a beautiful singer; this shows that beautiful is a “Another common analysis of gradable adjectives is that they are functions from individuals to degrees ...

Google previewGoodness, God, and Evil (2012)

by David E. Alexander

earlier argument that the essential difference between attributive and predicative adjectives is that the latter but not the former pass the splitting test the fact that alienans adjectives do not pass the splitting test is sufficient for alienans adjectives ...

Google previewMeaning and Argument (2012)

An Introduction to Logic Through Language by Ernest Lepore, Sam Cumming

A widespread view about attributive adjectives is that they express relations between objects and some comparison class. What counts as large in evaluating (12) depends on standards for being a flea. On this interpretation, (12)istrue justin ...

Google previewExplorations in Automatic Thesaurus Discovery (1994)

by Gregory Grefenstette

7, the recognition of progressives as gerunds or as adjectives is a difficult, and probably domain-dependent problem. In this case, as with other problematic parsing problems such as prepositional phrase attachment, ...

Google previewOxford A-Z of Better Spelling (2009)

by Charlotte Buxton

When the first part of such compound adjectives is an adverb that does notend in-ly, use a hyphen when the compound comes ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Language Development (2014)

by Patricia J. Brooks, Vera Kempe

Adjectives are words that denote properties of objects, such as size (big), shape( round), color (red), texture (rough), material (wooden), state (sleeping), and aesthetic qualities (beautiful), among manyothers. As a grammatical category in ...

Google previewLogic and Lexicon (2013)

The Semantics of the Indefinite by Manfred Pinkal

Degree adjectives are an example of extreme indefiniteness and variation of senses. They form the largest and most important subdivision of the category “ adjective”. Adjectives like green, healthy, married and rectangular can be differentiated ...

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Selfishness will last as long as grammar admits of possessive adjectives. (Valeriu Butulescu)
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Scrabble value of A1D2J8E1C3T1I1V4E1S1

The value of this 10-letter word is 23 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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