形容词的作用

形容词描述了人们对名词的观点,而这种描述方式称为「修饰」。形容词可以:

描述感觉或特性

举例
  • He is a lonely man.
  • They are honest.

透露出国籍或起源地

举例
  • I heard a French song.
  • This clock is German.
  • Our house is Victorian.

描述某物的特徵

举例
  • That is a flashy car.
  • The knife is sharp.

透露出年纪

举例
  • He's a young man.
  • My coat is old.

透露出外型,如大小丶尺寸等

举例
  • John is a tall man.
  • This film is long.

透露出颜色

举例
  • Paul wore a red shirt.
  • The sunset was crimson.

透露出材料

举例
  • The table is wooden.
  • She wore a cotton dress.

透露出形状

举例
  • I sat at a round table.
  • The envelope is square.

表达评价或价值

举例
  • That was a fantastic film.
  • Grammar is complicated.