Definite Numerals



Definite Numerals :



Definite Numeral Adjectives = Definite Numerals

one, two, three, etc., are called cardinals
First, Second, Third etc.... called ordinals

Indefinite Numeral Adjectives = Indefinite Numerals

All :
He read all the books.
He walked all the way.

No :
We have no telephone in our house.
I am no fool.

Many :
You have too many books.
Many students did not turn up to this seminar.

Few :
I have few friends.
They have submitted only a few papers to this journal.

Some : (determiner) - a certain amount or number (of) - but not all
Some days you win and some days you lose.
Some people say so, but not all.
We have some sugar in the kitchen.

Any - every : no matter which
Take any you like.
Any student can come forward to take part in this project.

Certain - sure – undoubted
There are certain reasons for doing it.
Certain people are not allowed within this premise.

Several - separate difficult
They shook hands and went their several ways.
Several methods are adopted by the students to attain there success.

Sundry - various
This company has few other sundry stores across this town.
I have to attend to all sundry matters.

Definite Numerals



Definite Numerals To HOME PAGE

The Grammar Index


Share this page:
Enjoy this page? Please pay it forward. Here's how...

Would you prefer to share this page with others by linking to it?

  1. Click on the HTML link code below.
  2. Copy and paste it, adding a note of your own, into your blog, a Web page, forums, a blog comment, your Facebook account, or anywhere that someone would find this page valuable.