8 Parts of Speech in the English Language
Parts of Speech
Parts of speech defines how words are used in a sentence.
There are eight parts of speech in the English language:
This part of speech refers to words that are used to define or name a person, place and thing(Living or Non-living).
John is a dancer.
I have a brother.
I have a computer.
The tiger is extremely big.
I have a house.
Ram is not here, he is ill.
Rita failed, which broke her heart.
It is very beautiful.
Adjectives are used to specify colour, shape, size and quality.
It is a black cat.
This is a dark room.
Give me a little milk.
Many peoples were present.
This is the most important part of a speech. You can call verbs an action word. Verb signifies the state of being of the subject in a sentence.
He walks fast.
The rose smells sweet.
Sometimes it is used to describe adjectives and adverbs also.
He walks fast.
He is very clever.
I did it quite easily.
This part of speech basically forms a positional relationship between the subject and the object.
It is placed before a noun or, any word related to a noun. It makes a link with other words of a sentence.
She is in the garden.
He came to see me.
We are at the airport.
The laptop is on my lap
Conjunction is a part of speech that binds words, phrases and clauses.
He cannot play because he is ill.
He said this to Ram and Shyam.
This part of a speech refers to words, which are used to express spontaneous feelings or reactions in a sentence.
Alas! he is dead.
Bravo! you are successful.
List of 8 types of parts of speech in the English language
|Parts of speech||Description|
|Noun||It is used to denote any person, concrete or abstract thing.|
|Pronoun||It is a substitute of a noun.|
|Adjective||It is used to qualify or describe a noun.|
|Verb||It is the activities of any persons or things.|
|Adverb||It describes the meaning of a verb.|
|Prepositions||It is used as a class of words to make links with other words into a sentence.|
|Conjunction||It is used to bind phrases, clauses, and sentences.|
|Interjection||It is used for any kind of expression.|
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