How to do morphological analysis of adjectives

How to do morphological analysis of adjectives

Morphological analysis considers a word as a part of speech and features of its use in the set offer. The adjective is one of the list of independent parts of speech.


1. For morphological analysis of words there is the general scheme. The general grammatical meaning, a question which can be set by the way, an initial form is specified at first (at changed). Further – constant and changeable properties, that is morphological characteristic of a word and word form. Finish analysis by the indication of a syntactic role of a word in the offer.

2. Call a part of speech (adjective), the general grammatical meaning (sign of a subject), a question. For a task of a question use a context in which the sorted word is used.

3. Put a word in an initial form. For an adjective it has to be the masculine gender, singular and the Nominative case. You pass to analysis of constant and changeable signs.

4. Its category on value belongs to constant signs of an adjective. By the category the adjectives are qualitative, relative and possesive. Qualitative designate the irrespective properties of a subject capable to be shown with different intensity: "slow", "green", "young". They have degrees of comparison and the short forms.

5. Relative adjectives express property of a subject through its relation to other subject or action: "steel", "clay", "sea", "children's", "trade", etc. More close connection with a noun is characteristic of such adjectives. At last, possesive adjectives indicate accessory of the defined subject to someone or something: "fox", "wolf", "сестрин", "mother's", "fathers".

6. For a qualitative adjective specify a degree of comparison. Allocate three degrees of comparison: positive ("strong"), comparative ("stronger", is "stronger") and excellent ("strongest", "is the strongest"). Write also, in a full or short form there is an adjective.

7. From changeable signs at an adjective call number, a sort (if it is presented in singular) and a case. Distinguish a masculine, feminine and neutral gender: "beautiful", "beautiful", "beautiful".

8. In a final part of morphological analysis specify a syntactic role of an adjective in the offer that is what sentence part it is. Most often adjectives play a role of definition, a simple predicate or a personalized part of a compound personalized predicate.

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