Mengurutkan Beberapa Kata Sifat

Saat beberapa kata sifat digunakan bersama, urutannya bergantung pada fungsi kata sifat. Urutan yang umum adalah:

Kuantitas, Nilai/Pendapat, Ukuran, Suhu, Usia, Bentuk, Warna, Asal-Usul, Bahan

Yang dinyatakan oleh kata sifat Contoh
Kuantitas four, ten, a few, several
Nilai/Pendapat delicious, charming, beautiful
Ukuran tall, tiny, huge
Suhu hot, cold
Usia old, young, new, 14-year-old
Bentuk square, round
Warna red, purple, green
Asal-Usul Swedish, Victorian, Chinese
Bahan glass, silver, wooden
Contoh
  • They have a lovely old red post-box.
  • The playroom has six small round plastic tables.
  • I bought some charming Victorian silver ornaments at the flea market.
  • She is selling her flashy 3-year-old Italian car.
  • It was a beautiful cold day.