Catalan quantitative adjectives and adverbs

Els quantitatius (quantitaves) ares adjectives and adverbs that are used to indicate a quantity in a comprehensive manner. They are divided into invariable, which always have the same form, and variables, which are modified to agree with the gender and number.

Invariable quantitative adjectives and invariable quantitative adverbs
English Catalan
Too much/Too many Massa
Enough Força
Sufficient, enough Prou
More Més
Less Menys

Examples: Aquí hi ha massa coses (there are to many things here), té força diners (he/she/it has enough money), no tinc prou diners (I don’t have enough money)

Variable quantitative adjectives and variable quantitative adverbs
English Catalan
So much/So many/That much Tant, tanta, tants, tantes
A lot of Molt, molta, molts, moltes
A few/A little Poc, poca, pocs, poques
Enough Bastant, bastants
A lot of Gaire, gaires

Example: no mengis tant (don’t eat that much), molt bé (really good), encara queden bastants pomes (there are still enough apples), no tinc gaire temps (I don’t have a lot of time)

There are other very common phrases in the oral language.

Examples: parlo una mica de català (I speak a little catalan), una mica de sal (a little salt), un munt d’anys (a lot of years), una colla de lladres (a group of thieves), no té gens de paciència (he/she/it doesn’t have patience at all)

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