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references for Grammar Glossary entry: “adjective”

• The following sections of A Comprehensive Grammar of The English Language (Randolph Quirk, Sidney Greenbaum, Geoffrey Leech, Jan Svartik, Longman, London & New York, 1985) were consulted in preparing this entry:

Characteristics of the adjective

§7.1, 402

Four criteria for adjectives

§7.2, 402-3

Central and peripheral adjectives

§§7.3, 7.4; 403-4

Adjectives and adverbs beginning with a-

§§7.10, 7.11; 408-9

Adjectives and participles

§§7.15, 7.16, 7.17; 7.18. 7.19; 413-16