Qualitative Adjective

Pengertian Qualitative Adjective

Qualitative adjective adalah adjective (kata sifat) yang mendeskripsikan karakteristik atau penilaian (opini) dari suatu noun (kata benda).

Contoh Qualitative Adjective:

  • cheap, expensive
  • easy, difficult
  • far, near
  • good, bad
  • happy, sad
  • narrow, wide
  • normal, ordinary
  • weak, strong
  • big, small, slim, little
  • tall, short, long
  • young, old

qualitative adjectiveJenis kata sifat ini dapat ditempatkan sebelum noun sebagai attributive adjective (a young woman), ataupun setelah noun dengan diselangi linking verb (be, look, taste, seem, etc) sebagai predicative adjective (She is young.).

Qualitative Adjective: Gradable, Comparative, dan Superlative

Berbeda dengan classifying adjective, qualitative adjective biasanya bersifat gradable (dapat dimodifikasi di depan atau di belakangnya oleh adverb of degree: very, enough, a bit, extremely, really, so, somewhat, etc) serta memiliki bentuk comparative “-er/more/irregular” maupun superlative “-est/most/irregular”.

Contoh Qualitative Adjective:

Positive Adverb of Degree + Positive Comparative Superlative
big very big bigger the biggest
expensive so expensive more expensive the most expensive
bad extremely bad worst the worst

Contoh Kalimat Qualitative Adjective

No Contoh Kalimat Qualitative Adjective
1 The Pan-American Highway is a very long road.
(Pan-American Highway adalah jalan yang sangat panjang.)
2 The highway is longer than the Trans-Siberian Highway.
(Jalan raya tersebut lebih panjang dari Trans-Siberian Highway.)
3 It is the longest road in the world.
(Itu adalah jalan terpanjang di dunia.)

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References:

  1. Qualitative and Classifying Adjectives. http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/words/qualitative-and-classifying-adjectives. Accessed on March 9, 2015.
  2. Qualitative Adjective. http://grammar.about.com/od/pq/g/Qualitative-Adjective.htm. Accessed on March 9, 2015.
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