What is a Numeral Adjective?

A numeral adjective is a word that tells the number or frequency of a noun.


  1. Two parrots were sitting on a branch of the mango tree
  2. Thirty days make a month.
  3. Most children are innocent at heart.
  4. The last day of the month is a half-working day in schools.
  5. Just a few soldiers sometimes win a battle.

The words, Two, Thirty, Most, last and a few, in the above examples show the
number or the frequency of their respective nouns. Therefore, they are numeral adjectives.

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