Definition of Adverb: An adverb qualifies a verb an adjective or another adverb instead of that adverb also qualifies preposition, conjunction, noun, pronoun, and sentence.

As-

  • He walks slowly.
  • You run fast
  • He is very good.
  • She is extremely beautiful.
  • I write very carefully
  • The horse runs very fast.

Note:- Only, even, and at least are the adverbs that qualify for the Noun and Pronoun.

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Definition of Adverb

Definition of Adverb

 Kinds of adverb

  1. Adverbs of time.
  2. Adverbs of place.
  3. Adverbs of number.
  4. Adverbs of quantity/ range.
  5. Adverbs of manner.
  6. Adverbs of reason.
  7. Adverbs of affirmation.
  8. Interrogative adverbs.
  9. Relative adverbs.

Definition of Adverb

Adverbs of time: those adverbs which express the time called adverbs of time.

Ex- Today, tomorrow, yesterday, last night, last day, last week, last month, last year, next day, next week, next month, next year, late, lately, now, just now, just, ago, daily, already, early, soon, shortly, recently, instantly, before, since, etc.

  • He saw me yesterday
  • I have seen her before
  • Vikas will soon return
  • Binay arrived late

Adverb of place:  Those adverbs which express the place called adverbs of place.

Ex- Here, there, up, within, in, out, away, down, everywhere, somewhere, nowhere, anywhere, without, above, below, far, near, backward, inside, outside, outdoors, indoors, etc.

  • He was sitting here
  • My mother-in-law is out
  • There is air everywhere
  • She looked up
  • The horses galloped away
  • Walk backward

Adverbs of number: Those adverbs which express the number of actions.

Ex- Once, twice, thrice, again, seldom, always, never, often, scarcely, hardly, etc.

  • He has not seen her once.
  • The postman called again
  • She seldom dances
  • We always try to our best
  • Hw frequently comes unprepared

Adverbs of quantity:  Adverbs that express the area, quantity, and detailed of adjective and adverb called adverbs of quality.

Ex- Too, very, quite, enough, rather, fairly, entirely, altogether, almost, partly, nearly, fully, so, well, partially, etc.

  • He was too careless
  • She was very tired
  • He rather busy
  • She is fully prepared
  • You are altogether mistaken
  • I am nearly exhausted
  • He is quite wrong.

Definition of Adverb

Adverbs of manner: Adverbs which express the method of action. 

Ex- Fast, hard, slowly, bravely, foolishly, wisely, loudly, soundly, badly, carefully, fluently, beautifully, clearly, lovingly, faithfully, seriously, so, agreeably, certainly, well, doubtfully, firm, etc.

Note:- Normally, adverbs of manner there are ‘ly’ in the last of the word.

  • The horse ran fast
  • He works hard
  • They fought bravely
  • Aditya acted wisely
  • Aditya laughs loudly

Adverbs of reason: Adverbs that express the ‘reason’.

Ex- Hence, therefore, consequently,

  • I, therefore, left school
  • Consequently, she was sent to college

Adverbs of affirmation or negation: Adverbs which express affirmation.

Ex- Not, surely, indeed, by no means, not at all, yes, no, probably etc.

  • She did not come after all
  • Surely he is right
  • She is certainly alive
  • I do not know her
  • Probably he will go

Interrogative adverbs: Those adverbs for asking questions the :-(definition of averb)

When, how long, where, whence, how often, how much, how far, how, in what way, why.

  • When are you going there?
  • Why are you not going there?
  • How many times have you visited there?
  • How much did you get it?

Relative adverb: When an interrogative adverb is used to add two sentences called a relative adverb.

  • This is the place where the king lived
  • Do you know the time when he will come?
  • This is where the king lived
  • Do you know when he will come?
  1. Here

Adverbs + Preposition or adverbs

Adverbs

Hindi meaning

Here + after

hereafter

Ab se

Here + in

herein

Isme

Here + to

hereto

Yahan tak

Here + fore

herefore

Yahan se aage

Here + of

hereof

Isaka 

Here + about

hereabout

Yahan pass me

Here + with

herewith

Iske sath

Here + on/upon

hereon/upon

Iss par

Here + by

hereby

Iske dwara

Here + at

hereat

Yahan par

 

2.There

 

There + in

Therein 

Usme 

There + to

Thereto 

Wahan tak 

There + at

Thereat 

Wahan par/ usi karan se

There + after

Thereafter 

Tab se/ uske bad

There + fore

Therefore 

Ishliye 

There + from

Therefrom 

Wahan pass me

There + about

Thereabout 

Wahin par

There + with

Therewith 

Uske sath

There + on

Thereon 

Uspar 

There + upon

Thereupon 

Uspar / turant

There + of

Thereof 

Uska / uspar

There + by

Thereby 

Uske dwara

3.
Where

 

Where +
about

whereabout

Jis
sthan ke baad

Where + in

wherein

Jis sthan me 

Where + to

whereto

Jahan tak

Where + fore

wherefore

Iss karan se

Where + at

whereat

Jis sthan par

Where + on

whereon

Jis par

4.           Hither, thence and hence

 

Hither + to

hitherto

Ab tak 

Thence + forth

Thenceforth

Uss samay se aage

Thence + forward

Thenceforward

Uss samay se aage

Hence + forth

Henceforth

Iss samay se aage

Hence + forward

Henceforward

Iss samay se aage

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