The words of a speech/sentence are divided into the following eight parts of speech according to their form, usage and structure
A Noun is a word used as the name of a person, place, thing, quality, state/condition/position/attitude/action, etc.
|lalil is a boy.||Lalil, boy|
|The sun shines in the sky.||Sun, sky.|
|Lift is a game.||Lift, game.|
A Pronoun is a word used in place of a Noun or Noun Phrase e.g.
|Anil is absent as he (Anil) is ill.||he|
|Sara is happy because her father with her.||her|
|Sara and Ali taking their breakfast.||their|
- I, we’ are First Person Pronouns
- You, thou’ are Second Person Pronouns
- He, she, it, they, are Third Person Pronouns.
An Adjective is a word that expresses some quality of a Noun or Pronoun or adds something to their meaning, e.g.
|Sunita is a bold girl.
|Sonu’s mother is a kind lady.
|Ashoka was a great king.
A Verb is a word that expresses an action or fact.
|Rani sings a song.||sings|
|The children are going.||going.|
|Mohan will help you||help|
An Adverb is a word that adds something to the meaning of a Verb.
|You are really sincere.||really|
|She answered the call much hastily.||much|
|He often makes mistake.||often|
A Preposition is a word which is put before a noun or pronoun in order to show some relation between them.
|The lamp is on the table.||on|
|She fell into the well.||into|
|Mohan gives respect to me.||to|
A Conjunction is n word that joins words, sentence, phrases or clauses.
|One and one makes two.||and|
|Meeru wept as she saw me.||as|
|A wealthy man and a healthy man were friends.||and|
An Interjection is a word or phrase used to express some sudden feelings of wonder, joy, sorrow, annoyance, etc.
|Alas! Her husband is dead.||Alas!|
|Hurrah! We have won the match.||Hurrah!|
|Ah! Has Rekha stood first?||Ah!|
- Parts of Speech with Examples and Exercise with PDF