Adverbs & it's Type - Smart School

Adverbs :

The words which describe the extra feature of a verb are called Adverbs.
- An adverb is a word which modifies a verb.

Example :
➥ He writes quickly.
➥ He runs fast.
➥ Tortoise walks slowly.

In the above sentences "writes", "runs", "walks" are verbs
and "quickly", "fast", "slowly" are the adverbs.

➽ Types of Adverbs : There are four types of Adverbs.
1) Adverbs of Time
2) Adverbs of Frequency
3) Adverbs of Place
4) Adverbs of Degree
5) Adverbs of Manner


➤ Let's look at each type in detail.

1] Adverbs of Time :

The word adverbs know the time of that verb, is called Adverbs of Time.
Adverbs of Time mainly modify verbs.

Example :
➥ Vishal met me yesterday.
➥ We play in the evening.
➥ Vedanti goes to school in the morning.

➤ In the above sentences "yesterday", "evening", "morning" these are Adverbs of Time.

➤ To find the Adverbs of time from sentence we have to ask the next questions to the noun i.e. "When ?"

➤ e.g. : When did Vishal met me?

2] Adverbs of Frequency :

The word adverbs know the how often the verb occurs is called Adverbs of Frequency.
➤ These frequency is may by definite or indefinite.

Example :
➥ Rakesh always goes fast.
➥ We really go to the trip.
➥ Temple is open every day.

➥ Newspapers papers are printed daily.

➤ In the above sentences "always" and "really" are Indefinite frequency.
➤ In the above sentences "everyday" and "daily" are Definite frequency.

➤ To find the Adverbs of Frequency from sentence we have to ask the next questions to the noun i.e. "How often ?"

➤ e.g. : How often Rakesh go fast ?

3] Adverbs of Place :

The word adverbs know the location of the verb where it happens is called Adverbs of Place.

Example :
➥ We play outside.
➥ Tanmayee is sitting on the chair.
➥ Bhavi teaches at home.
➥ Harshali went inside.

➤ In the above sentences "outside", "chair", "home" and "inside" these are Adverbs of Place.

➤ To find the Adverbs of place from sentence we have to ask the question to the noun i.e. "Where ?".

➤ e.g. : Where did we play?


4] Adverbs of Degree:

The word adverbs know the result, number or proof of an action of the verb is called Adverbs of Degree.

Example :
➥ Harsh eats a little more.
➥ Harshal does not get enough sleep.
➥ Ashish talks too much.

➤ In the above sentences "little", "enough" and "too" these are Adverbs of Degree.

➤ To find the Adverbs of degree from sentence we have to ask the question to the noun i.e. "How much?".

➤ e.g. : How much does Harsh eats?


5] Adverbs of manner :

The word adverbs let us know the ways in which the verb occurs is called Adverbs of Manner.

Example :
➥ Akash eats quickly.
➥ Nil studies well.
➥ Swara writes carefully.

➤ In the above sentences "quickly", "well" and "carefully" these are Adverbs of Manner.

➤ To find the Adverbs of Manner from sentence we have to ask the question to the noun i.e. "How?".

➤ e.g. : How does Akash eats?

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Types of Adverbs

Short Quiz

Test your understanding with this quick short quiz.

➤ Find out the adverb from below sentences :
1. He walks slowly.
walks
he
slowly

2. Vinay is going outside.
going
outside
is

3. Marathi is too difficult for Vidya.
too
difficult
for

➤ Find out the kind of adverb from below sentences
4. Grishma never gives up.
Adverbs of Time
Adverbs of Degree
Adverbs of Frequency

5. Mahi will meet you there .
Adverbs of Place
Adverbs of Time
Adverbs of Frequency

6. Ashish quietly spoken away.
Adverbs of Time
Adverbs of Place
Adverbs of Manner



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