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8 terms

8 Parts of Speech - Definitions

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noun
names a person, place, thing, or idea
adjective
modifies a noun or a pronoun and answers these questions: which? what kind of? how many?
adverb
modifies a verb, an adjective, or another adverb and answers these questions: when? where? how? how much? why?
pronoun
is used in place of one or more nouns or pronouns
preposition
shows the relationship of a noun or a pronoun to some other word in a sentence
interjection
expresses emotion and has no grammatical relation to the rest of the sentence
verb
expresses an action or a state of being
conjunction
joins words or groups of words (phrases or clauses)