Formation of Adverbs from Adjectives



Formation of Adverbs from Adjectives :



We usually add LY.

1. Slow – Slowly
2. Careful – Carefully
3. Wise – Wisely

But if the adjectives end in LE, the LE is dropped before adding LY.

1. Able – Ably
2. Capable – Capably
3. Gentle – Gently
4. Sensible – Sensibly

If the adjective ends in Y, we change the Y into I and then add LY.

1. Easy – Easily
2. Gay – Gaily
3. Lucky – Luckily
4. Tidy - Tidily

Adjectives…..Adverbs

1. Angry…..Angrily
2. Busy…..Busily
3. Cunning…..Cunningly
4. Feeble…..Feebly
5. Happy…..Happily
6. Hopeful…..Hopefully
7. Natural…..Naturally
8. Ordinary…..Ordinarily
9. Possible…..Possibly
10. Probable…..Probably
11. Reasonable…..Reasonably
12. Sensible…..Sensibly
13. Simple…..Simply
14. Skilful…..Skilfully
15. Steady…..Steadily
16. Stubborn…..Stubbornly
17. Suitable …..Uitably
18. Usual…..Usually


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