English Language

ADJECTIVAL CLAUSES

ADJECTIVAL CLAUSES.

An adjectival clause acts as an adjective in a sentence, that is, it modifies a noun or a pronoun.

Examples:

The bushman, who knew the forest well, told us about the hidden cave. (Who knew the forest well is an adjectival clause that modifies the noun bushman).

The bushman told us a legend that involved the cave. (That involved the cave is an adjectival clause that modifies the noun legend).