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The 8 parts of speech as defined by Holt's Elements of Language.


names a person, place, thing, or idea


modifies a noun or a pronoun


modifies a verb, an adjective, or another adverb


is used in place of one or more nouns or pronouns


shows the relationship of a noun or a pronoun to some other word in a sentence


expresses emotion and has no grammatical relation to the rest of the sentence


expresses an action or a state of being


joins words or groups of words

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