Parts of Speech

Parts of Speech

Parts of speech

Parts of Speech

There are nine parts of speech in English grammar: noun, pronoun, verb, adverb, adjective, preposition, conjunction, interjection and determiners. Some writers and websites count only eight parts of speech and place determiner under category of adjectives. However, advance studies count determiner as a separate part of speech. These nine parts of speech indicate how the words function within the sentence. An individual word may function as more than one part of speech when used in various sentences. 

Here are the nine parts of speech 

Nine Parts of Speech

  1. Noun
  2. Pronoun
  3. Verb
  4. Adverb
  5. Adjective
  6. Preposition
  7. conjunction
  8. Interjection
  9. Determines

Definition and Types of Noun

Definition of Noun: Noun is one of the most common parts of speech. 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”. Click here to continue reading…

Types of Noun: There are many types of noun depending upon some aspects. One noun may fall in multiple categories. A common noun may be a countable noun and at a same time that noun may b a concrete e.g., pencil is a common noun it is countable, concrete and as well it is singular nounClick here to continue reading…

Definition and Types of Pronoun

Definition of Pronoun: Pronoun is defined as a word that replaces a noun in a sentence. It takes place of a noun e.g., Jam is a boy of sixteen. He is studying in 9th class. here ‘He’ is a pronoun that replaces noun Jam. Click here to continue reading…

Types of PronounPronouns are categorized into many types. Main types include personal pronoun, possessive pronoun, indefinite pronoun, reflective pronoun, intensive pronoun, demonstrative pronoun, interrogative pronoun, and reflexive pronoun. Click here to continue reading…

Definition and Types of Verb

Definition of Verb: A verb shows the happening or state of something. It is an action word. It can show multiple ends that are mentioned below.

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.

Types of VerbThere are the several kinds of verbs: Linking Verbs, Action Verbs (Transitive Verbs, Intransitive Verbs), Reflexive Verbs, Auxiliary Verbs and Modal Verbs. Click here to continue reading…

Definition and Types of Adverb

Definition of 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. Click here to continue reading…

Types of AdverbAdverbs are categorized into many kinds, such as Adverbs of Time, Adverbs of Place, Adverbs of Frequency, Adverbs of Degree, Adverbs of Manner, Adverbs of Reason, Relative Adverbs, Interrogative Adverbs, Adverbs of Affirmation and Negation. Click here to continue reading…

Definition and Types of Adjective

Definition of 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. Click here to continue reading…

Types of AdjectivesAdjectives are categorized into many kinds, such as: Adjectives of quality, Adjectives of Quantity, Numeral Adjectives, Demonstrative Adjectives, Possessive Adjectives, and Interrogative adjectives. Click here to continue reading…

Degrees of Comparison: Adjectives are changed in form very often to denote comparison. The degree to which an adjective changes, determines its degree. These degrees are called Degrees of ComparisonThere are three degrees of comparison: Positive Degree, Comparative Degree and Superlative Degree. Click here to continue reading…

Definition and Types of Preposition

Definition of Preposition: 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. Click here to continue reading…

Types of Preposition: Prepositions are classified into following categories: Simple Prepositions, Double Prepositions, Compound Prepositions, Phrasal prepositions, Participle Prepositions and Detached Prepositions. Click here to continue reading…

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. Click here to continue reading…

Types of Conjunction: There are two types of Conjunctions: Correlative Conjunctions and Compound Conjunctions. Click here to continue reading…

Definition and Types of Interjection

Definition of Interjection: 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 no! , Oh my God! , What! , etc. Click here to continue reading…

Types of InterjectionInterjections can be used to express various types of emotions such as happiness, surprise, sadness, anger and greetings. On such various types of emotions we classified them into different types. Interjections are the simplest form of parts of speech. Click here to continue reading…

Definition and Types of Determiner

Definition of Determiners: Determiners are the words that are placed before nouns or adjectives to introduce them. These are different from adjectives because they are just used for introduction of nouns while adjectives give additional information about nouns. Determiners are also called Determinatives. Click here to continue reading…

Types of DeterminersDeterminers are classified into following types: Articles, Demonstrative Determiners, Possessive Determiners, Quantifiers, Interrogative Determiners, Distributive Determiner, Cardinal Numbers and Ordinal Numbers. Click here to continue reading…