Part of Speech

Part of Speech

A word is a “part of speech” only when it is used in a sentence. It can be classified in 8 types.

Part of speech Function Example words
1.      Noun (বিশেষ্য) thing or person pen, dog, town, London, teacher, John
2.      Pronoun (সর্বনাম) replaces a noun I, you, he, she, some
3.      Adjective (বিশেষণ) describes a noun/pronoun good, big, red, well, interesting
4.       Adverb (ভাব বিশেষণ) describes verb/adjective/adverb quickly, silently, well, very, really
5.      Verb (ক্রিয়া ) action or state be, have, do, like, work, sing, can, must
6.      Preposition (পদান্বয়ী অব্যয়) links a noun to another word to, at, after, on, for, with, by
7.      Conjunction (সমুচ্চয়ী অব্যয়) joins clauses/sentences/words and, but, when, though, if, so, or
8.      Interjection (বিস্ময় সূচক ) short exclamation oh!, ouch!, hi!, alas! hurrah!