## Definite Numeral Adjectives

**Definite Numeral Adjectives** give us an exact number in a cardinal form that is one, three, ten, and an ordinal form that is first, second.

We can question ‘how many?’ to noun and get definite numeral adjectives in a cardinal form.

Here are some examples of **definite numeral adjectives** in cardinal form. Those are in bold letters.

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- There are
**three**books on the table. - There is only
**one**solution to this problem. - He shared his experience with
**four**persons. - Sameera ate
**two**bananas. **Ten**chairs are kept in a row.- I purchased
**three**shirts for my son. - Students solved
**twenty**examples of the exercise which was taught by their teacher. - The teacher asked us to bring
**six**notebooks tomorrow.

These definite adjectives also express an exact number in an ordinal form that is first, second, fourth, etc.

We can get ordinal numbers by questioning ‘in what order?’to a noun of the sentence.

Here are some examples of** definite numeral adjectives **in an ordinal form. Those are in bold letters.

- Always take a
**second**opinion. - He stood
**fourth**in his class. - Kiran Bedi was the
**first**lady IPS in India. - The
**fifth**lady in a row is staring at me. - Today is their
**seventh**marriage anniversary. - Children’s day is celebrated on
**fourteenth**November. - There is a bank holiday on the
**twentieth**of October.

## Indefinite Numeral Adjectives

**‘****Indefinite Numeral Adjectives****’** do not express an exact number.

These numeral indefinite adjectives can also be used as adjectives of quantity.

Here are some examples of **indefinite numeral adjectives**. Those are in bold letters.

**Several**flowers are beautiful.- I have bought
**some**pineapples. **All**persons must live.- Are there
**any**fruits in the refrigerator? - There are
**several**definitions in this chapter. - She picked
**some**eggs. - There were
**no**students in the class. **Several**people were waiting for a train.- There are a
**few**workers in the office. **Most**of the students participated in outdoor games.- I have bought
**some**mangoes. - There are
**some**birds on the tree.

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