Few adjectives and adverbs get their Comparative forms by simply getting “er” after them and their superlative terms, by getting “est” after them.
Adjectives – Comparative and Superlative
Adverbs- Comparative and Superlative
Adjectives (consonant+y)- Comparative and SuperlativeIf positive degree of adjective ends with consonant+y, then get their comparative forms by simply replacing ‘y’ with ‘i’ and appending “er” after them and their superlative terms, by appending “est” after them.
Adverbs (-ly)- comparative and superlativeIf positive degree of adverb ends with ‘ly’, then get their comparative forms by adding “more” before them and their superlative terms, by adding “most” before them.
|beautifully||more beautifully||most beautifully|
|frequently||more frequently||most frequently|
|wisely||more wisely||most wisely|
|swiftly||more swiftly||most swiftly|
|carefully||more carefully||most carefully|
Interchange of Positive, Comparative and Superlative Examples
Positive – No other city in india is so good as Pune.
Comparative – Pune is better than any other city in India.
Superlative – Pune is the best city in India.
Positive – No other student in the class is as good as he.
Comparative – He is better than any other student in the class.
Superlative – He is the best student in the class.
Positive – Very few world heritages are so beautiful as the Taj mahal.
Comparative – The Taj mahal is more beautiful than most other heritages on the earth.
Superlative – The Taj mahal is one of the most beautiful heritage on the earth.
Positive – Very few flowers are as beautiful as rose.
Comparative – Rose is more beautiful than most other flowers.
Superlative – Rose is one of the most beautiful flowers.
Positive – Some girls are at least as clever as she.
Comparative – She is not cleverer than some other girls.
Superlative – She is not the cleverest of all girls.