Classifying Adjective

Pengertian Classifying Adjective

Classifying adjective adalah adjective (kata sifat) yang menempatkan noun (kata benda) ke dalam kategori atau kelas.

Contoh Classifying Adjective:

  • an annual report
  • British terms
  • a digital thermometer
  • external memory
  • French dishes
  • medical representatives
  • military badges
  • nuclear power
  • a passenger airline
  • political ethics
  • a weekly newspaper
  • western culture
  • a wooden table

Contoh Kalimat Classifying Adjective dan Artinya

  1. The external memory provides large storage capacity.
    (Memori external tersebut menyediakan kapasitas penyimpanan yang besar.)
  2. Did you buy this digital thermometer online?
    (Apakah kamu membeli termometer digital ini secara online?)
  3. I’ve run out of the weekly newspaper.
    (Saya kehabisan majalah mingguan tersebut.)

classifying adjectiveSecara umum classifying adjective bersifat non-gradable (tidak dimodifikasi di depan atau di belakangnya oleh adverb of degree: very, enough, a bit, extremely) dan tidak memiliki bentuk comparative “-er/more” dan superlative “-est/most”.

Tidak Ada:

  • very external
  • external enough
  • more external
  • the most external

Classifying Adjective Order

Jika ada lebih dari satu classifying adjective yang menerangkan noun, urutan yang normalnya digunakan adalah ageshapenationalitymaterial.

Contoh Classifying Adjective Order:

Age Shape Nationality Material Noun
medieval French clothing
Swiss cotton fabric
round wooden tables

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References:

  1. Qualitative and Classifying Adjectives. http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/words/qualitative-and-classifying-adjectives. Accessed on March 8, 2015.
  2. Classifying Adjective. http://grammar.about.com/od/c/g/Classifying-Adjective.htm. Accessed on March 8, 2015.
  3. http://www.schools.nsw.edu.au/learning/7-12assessments/naplan/teachstrategies/yr2011/images/ll_adje_s23a_esl_worksheet.pdf. Accessed on March 8, 2015.
  4. Classifying Adjective. http://www.thefreedictionary.com/classifying+adjective. Accessed on March 8, 2015.

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