What are the numeral adjectives, if any, in the following sentence?: The five large roosters crowed six times.

1 Answer
May 10, 2018

Five and six.


Numeral adjectives specify the number of nouns that they are modifying.

Some examples of basic numeral adjectives are in these different categories:

Cardinal: one, two, three, four, etc.

Ordinal: first, second, third, fourth, etc.

Indefinite: some, few, many, all, too, much

In your sentence, there are two cardinal numeral adjectives:

The #color(blue)"five"# large roosters crowed #color(blue)"six"# times.

Here is a helpful article on numeral adjectives if you need more information.