Definition and Types of Determiner | Parts of Speech

Definition of Determiners There are major content words in English as Nouns, Verbs, Adjectives and Adverbs, and minor function words as Pronouns, Prepositions, Conjunctions, Determiners and Interjections. Determiners are minor function words in English language. Let us look at the definition of Determiners and types of Determiners. Definition of determiners: Determiners are the words that … Read more

Definition and Types of Interjection | Parts of Speech

Definition and Types of Interjection

What are Interjections? Interjections are the words or group of words that are used to express and exclaim extreme emotions. These words are always used with an exclamation mark. Interjections do not have any grammatical function in a sentence. The words that are commonly used as Interjections are as follows: Hurrah! , Alas! , Oh … Read more

Definition and Types of Conjunction| Parts of Speech

Definition and Types of Conjunction

Definition of Conjunction The word Conjunction means union, concurrence or coexistence. Let us look at the definition of Conjunctions. Conjunctions are simply words that join sentences, clauses and sometimes words. These join together sentences are to make them more compact. Unlike Relative Adverbs and Relative Pronouns, Conjunctions just simply join and perform no other job. … Read more

Definition and Types of Preposition | Parts of Speech

Definition and Types of Preposition

The word Preposition means ‘that which is placed before’. Let us look at the definition of Prepositions and Kinds of Prepositions. What are Prepositions?  Prepositions are the words that we put before nouns or pronouns. These denote in what relation the person or thing indicated by it exists, in relation to something else. Look at the … Read more

Definition and Types of Adjective | Parts of Speech

Definition and Types of Adjective

Definition of an adjective An adjective is defined a word which gives information about a noun, pronoun, or a noun phrase. It gives additional information about a noun or pronoun. It shows the quality, kind, or degree of a noun. Look at the examples below. Sana gave me eight apples The mouse is little. In the first example, … Read more

Definition and Types of Adverb | Parts of Speech

Definition and Types of Adverb Parts of Speech

Definition of an Adverb An adverb is a word that modifies a verb, an adjective or another adverb. It provides us with further information about a verb, adjective or another adverb. It tells us in which manner, at what place or time, something happened, or is/was done. Look at the examples below. Ali walks swiftly. She took the grocery out of the shopping bags very That … Read more

Definition and Types of Verb| Parts of Speech

Definition and Types of Verb Parts of Speech

What is a verb? A verb shows the happening or state of something. It is an action word. It can show: If somebody does something; like, This cat sleeps all day. If something has done onto someone; like, A stranger patted the stray cat. The state of someone or something; like, The cat is alive fortunately. Verb is the most … Read more

Definition and Types of Pronoun | Parts of Speech

Definition and Types of Pronoun Parts of Speech

Definition of pronoun Pronoun is defined as a word that replaces a noun in a sentence. It takes place of a noun. Read the paragraph written below. Jam is a boy of sixteen. Jam is studying in 9th class. Jam has two brothers. Jam loves playing football. Jam is captain of his team. Look at above paragraph. The name Jam looks strange in every sentence … Read more

Definition and Types of Noun | Parts of Speech

What is a noun?A noun is a word used for a place, person, or thing. Everything which has a name and we talk about it is a noun. Everything is donated by a name and that naming word is called a “noun”. Often a noun will be the name for something we can touch (e.g., lamb, pen, table), but … Read more