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Types of Adjectives - Origin


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Origin adjectives describe where a person, place or thing may have come from. These would include words such as Irish, Australian, southern, etc..

The table below gives some examples. The adjectives are in italics.

Irish leprecaun Mexican jumping bean African hippo
Italian food Greek letter American flag


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