[from the Latin "to add"].

An adjective is a word that adds a spot of colour to a noun, and in so doing helps to distinguish this noun from other nouns. For example, the object "red book" is more defined than the object "book."

Adjectives are divided in two categories that distinguish how they are connected to their noun:

Adjectives are divided into four categories that distinguish one kind of adjective from another:

Since an adjective affects a noun and not the fundamental structure of the sentence, adjectives can be left aside from the initial effort to translate a difficult sentence. Add the adjective's "spot of colour" when everything else makes sense.