Author josh111 in English, 07.07.2018

What is the difference between adjectives that are common and proper?

Answered by daenerys

Proper adjectives have their initial letter capitalised,
for example American - derived from a proper noun America - or Victorian - derived from (queen) Victoria.Common adjectives, on the contrary, don't have their initial letter capitalised, for example green, empty, colourful. Just remember that "common adjective" is not a scientific term used by linguists, it is informal.

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