Adverbs:-5; Needs For Our Betterment.

After reading my all previous articles about adverbs then read this one. Then only it can able to make you more understandable. I hope you all are getting my points. Today, I am going to writing about last form of the adverbs i.e. Relative adverbs.

What is Relative Adverbs? The adverbs which are helping to joining two sentences together are called relative adverbs. By using interrogative adverbs we asking questions but, here we are joining two sentences


Why These adverbs are called Relative adverbs? For following reasons these adverbs are called relative adverbs.

(1) These adverbs are related to some antecedent expressed or some antecedent understood. Following examples are helping you to understand best.
 The antecedent Express:
(i) This is where we lived.
(ii) Tell me when you met me.

Here, where and when are the relative adverbs which are helping to connect the two sentences. So, they are also called sentence connector.

The Antecedent Express:
(i) This is the city where we lived.
(ii) Let us know the time when you met with me.

The Degrees of Comparison in Adverbs: As like as adjectives, the adverbs have some degrees of comparisons. There are following types of degrees of the comparisons of the adverbs.

A) If the adverb is a word of one syllable, the comparative is formed by adding “er” and the superlative forms by adding “est”. Some examples are provided below which are helping you a lot for understanding best.

Positive Degree Comparative Degree Superlative Degree
Late
Long
Loud
Near
Soon etc.
Later
Longer
Louder
Nearer
Sooner etc.
Latest or Last
Longest
Loudest
Nearest
Soonest etc.

B) There are some words which are form degrees of comparison in an irregular way. Following examples are helping you to understand the above better.

Positive Degree Comparative Degree Superlative Degree
Far
Forth
Bad
Little
Much
Well
Good
Farther
Further
Worse
Less
More
Well
Better

 

Farthest
Furthest
Worst
Least
Most
Well
Best etc.



C) There are some adverbs which are ending with “ly” form the comparative degree by adding “more” and the superlative degree by adding “most”. Following examples are helping a lot for understanding the above lines.

Positive Degree Comparative Degree Superlative Degree
Beautifully
Wisely
Quietly
Silently
Early
More Beautifully
More Wisely
More quietly
More Silently
Earlier
Most beautifully
Most Wisely
Most quietly
Most Silently
Earliest etc

These are all about the kinds of adverbs used in our day today life. Also I am providing here the degrees of the adverbs. Please, read them for your betterment and share it for others. Thanks

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