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What is a predicate adjective?

 

Definition
 

A predicate adjective is an adjective that is used to predicate an attribute of the subject.

Examples (English)
 
  • Roses are red.
  • Noses often become red.
Generic
  A predicate adjective is a kind of
 
Sources
 

Pei and Gaynor 1954 173

 

Hartmann and Stork 1972 182

 

Mish 1991 926


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