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PARTS OF SPEECH

PARTS OF SPEECH - A COMPLETE VIEW
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PARTS OF SPEECH

Traditional grammar classifies words based on eight parts of speech: the verb, the noun, the pronoun, the adjective, the adverb, the preposition, the conjunction, and the interjection.

PARTS OF SPEECH - TABLE

PART OF SPEECH
BASIC FUNCTION
EXAMPLES
Noun
names a person, place, or a thing
Indian, Ooty, ship
Pronoun
takes the place of a noun
I, you, he, she, it, ours, them, who
Verb
identifies action or state of being
sing, dance, believe, be
Adjective
modifies a noun
hot, lazy, funny, lucky
Adverb
modifies a verb, adjective, or other adverb
softly, lazily, often, very

Preposition
shows a relationship between a noun (or pronoun) and other words in a sentence
up, over, against, by, for
Conjunction
joins words, phrases, and clauses
and, but, or, yet, else
Interjection
expresses emotion
Hurrah, ah, whoops, ouch

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