Asked in GrammarEducationVerbs
Word's that end with ly?
Asked in Grammar
What is the term used in grammar for words ending in ly?
Asked in English Language, Pronouns, Plural Nouns
Example words that end in o and to make plural add es?
In the word quickly ly is a?
Ly is added at the end of a word so that makes it a suffix. Words that end in 'ly' are adverbs, or verb modifiers. Often, 'ly' can be added on to the adjective form of a word. For example, "quick" is an adjective, but add 'ly' and you get "quickly" which tells you how something was done. "I read the book quickly." How did you read the book? Quickly.
Do all verbs end in - ly?
No, all verbs don't end with -ly. Many adverbs, words that modify verbs, end in -ly; and many adjectives, words that describe nouns, end in -ly. Some examples of adverbs modifying verbs: clearly saw quietly spoke sweetly smiled vigorously stirred Some examples of adverb that don't end with -ly: often go now go never go once went Some examples of adjectives describing nouns: a beastly storm a cowardly lion a heavenly day a neighborly guy Most adjectives do not end with -ly, for example: a hot day a green dress a happy baby a sour apple