Know about Parts of Speech - Its types/ kinds with examples
Parts of Speech ( sentence ) -
They are the words divided into various kinds according to their work in a sentence. There are eight parts of speech. They are -
Nouns, Pronouns, Verbs, Adverbs, Prepositions, Adjectives, Conjunctions and Interjections
Sometimes, a word can work as different parts of speech ( sentence ).
For instance : A word can work as a noun. In some sentence, the same word can work as a verb or an adjective etc. It means a word can work in one way in one context, totally different in other context.
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He had a cut on his head.
He cut an apple in the morning.
In the first sentence the word cut performs as a noun whereas in the 2nd sentence the same word is working as a verb. Cut Cut Cut
Before we move ahead with this topic, we must know their definitions.
Noun - Noun is the name of anything else. For example :- Ram, School, Chalk etc.
Pronoun - Pronoun is word used in place of a noun in a sentence. For example :- He, She etc.
Verb - Verb is a word that shows an action by the subject in a sentence. For example :- Cut, Work etc.
Adverb - Adverb is a word that adds to meaning of the verb, the adjective, another adverb in a sentence. For example :- Daily, Away etc.
Adjective - Adjective is a word that qualifies a noun or a pronoun. For example :- Beautiful, Tall etc.
Pronoun - Pronoun is a word that shows relation between two nouns or a noun and a verb in a sentence. For example :- At, On etc.
Conjunction - Conjunction is a word that joins words, phrases or clauses. For example :- And, But etc.
Interjection - Interjection is a word that shows some feeling like of happiness, sorrow, surprise etc. For example :- Hurrah !, Alas ! etc.
Exercise of Parts of Speech for Practice - Practice Set with Solution
Find out parts of speech from various sentences given below -
Sentence 1 - The court opens at 9:30 a.m.
Sentence 2 - The patriots courted arrest.
In the 1st sentence the word court is working as a noun whereas in the 2nd sentence the same word is working as a verb.
Bravo ! You have won the match.
Bravo ! - Interjection
You - Pronoun
Have Won - Verb
The - article
Match - Noun
He went to Delhi.
He - Pronoun
Went - Verb
To - Preposition
Delhi - Noun
The students get up early.
The - Article
Students - Noun
Get - Verb
Up - Preposition
Early - Adverb
Radha is a very beautiful woman.
Radha - Noun
Is - Verb
A - Article
Very - Adverb
Beautiful - Adjective
Woman - Noun