Saturday, 19 October 2013

Comparison of adjectives




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Comparative and superlative forms of adjectives – komparativni i superlativni oblici prideva

Pravilno poređenje prideva –regular comparison of adjectives

-jednosložnih- one-syllable (monosyllable)
-dvosložnih– two syllable
-trosložnih i višesložnih - three and more syllable adjectives (adjectives of three or more syllables )




  
Nepravilno poređenje prideva: Irreglular adjective comparison

adjective
comparative
superlative
good (dobar)
better
the best
bad (loš)
worse
the worst
far* (dalek)
further*
the furthest*
much/many (mnogo)
more
the most
little (malo)
less
the least

far*- ( dva načina poređenja sa razlikama u značenju ( Two ways of comparing with difference in meaning))
      1. further/ the furthest- figurative distance (e.g. Nothing could be further from the truth.
      2. farther/ the farthest- physical distance (e.g. How much farther to the gas station?) 

Spelling Changes ( promene u pisanju)

Regular adjectives ending in consonant + y
Pravilno poređenje prideva koji se završavaju na suglasnik +y

consonant+ y +er = ier ( e.g. easy + er = easier )
consonant+ y +est = iest (e.g. easy +est= the easiest)

adjective
comparative
superlative
easy (lak)
easier
the easiest
happy ( srećan)
happier
the happiest
heavy ( težak)
heavier
the heaviest
noisy ( bučan)
noisier
the noisiest
dirty ( prljav)
dirtier
the dirtiest
crazy (lud)
crazier
the craziest
angry (ljut)
angrier
the angriest


Regular one syllable adjectives that double the consonant ( Jednosložni pridevi koji udvostručuju konsonant/suglasnik)
ending in vowel+consonant: ( koji se završavaju na samoglasnik+ suglasnik)


fat (debeo, mastan)
fatter
the fattest
hot (vruć)
hotter
the hottest
thin ( tanak)
thinner
the thinnest
big (velik)
bigger
the biggest
wet (mokar)
wetter
the wettest


Two and more syllable adjectives
 Dvosložni i višesložni pridevi

adjective +more ; adjective + the most


adjective
comparative
superlative
intelligent
more intelligent
the most intelligent
beautiful
more beautiful
the most beautiful
dangerous
more dangerous
the most dangerous
passionate
more passionate
the most passionate

Prepared by: Darija Radovanović








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