Superlative (definition)

From Scottish Gaelic Grammar Wiki
Revision as of 14:52, 11 November 2009 by SylviaIslas (talk | contribs)

Jump to: navigation, search

the superlative is used when comparing more than two things and specifies the extent of their application (ex. To the greatest/ extreme degree). The marking for superlatives are “-est” and “most.”


Crystal, David, and David Crystal. The Penguin Dictionary of Language. London: Penguin, 1999.

Matthews, P. H. The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997.

Comparatives and Superlatives