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.
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