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What is a predicate adjective?



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.
  A predicate adjective is a kind of

Pei and Gaynor 1954 173


Hartmann and Stork 1972 182


Mish 1991 926

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