Parts Of Speech

There are many words in a sentence.  Each and every word has its own function.  According to the function or work the words do in a sentence, words are divided into different kinds or classes called parts of speech.

There are 8 parts of speech namely noun, pronoun, adjective, verb, adverb, preposition, conjunction and interjection.

A Noun is naming word and names somebody or something.  Example : Sunil runs quickly. Sunil is noun here.

Pronoun is a word used in the place of a noun.  Example: Sunil is absent because he is ill.

 An adjective is a word that adds to the meaning of a noun

or pronoun.   Example : Sita is a good girl.

Here good is adjective.

Verb is doing word and emphasises on expresses an action.  Example: Sita runs quickly.  They went to London.  Here runs is verb.

Adverb is a word which modifies or adds to the meaning of a verb.  Example : Sita writes neatly.  She walks slowly.  Here neatly and slowly are adverb.


, an adverb adds to the meaning of an adjective or another adverb. 

Preposition: It is a word placed before a noun or a pronoun to show its relation to another word.  The pen is on the table.  The Dog is under the chair.  Here on and under is preposition.

Conjunction:  It is a joining word and joins words or groups of words.   Example:  Sita and Laxmi are friends.  Do or die.

Interjection:  It is a word that expresses some sudden feeling.  Example:  Alas! He is dead. Oh! Hurry up.  Here Alas and Oh are Interjection words. 


Article Written By manas

Pen is mightier than sword. It has always been and will be. Creative thoughts can be developed and circulated among the public to overall growth and development. Writing is the only way through which one can do the same. I have a deep inclination towards writing.

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