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All Types of English Words

The First Set: Nine Parts of Speech

In the English language, there are nine parts of speech.











What are the main types of nouns? Noun Subsets

  • Abstract nouns.
  • Common noun.
  • Collective nouns.
  • Compound nouns.
  • Possessive nouns.
  • Proper nouns.
  • Singular nouns.
  • Plural nouns.

What are the main types of verbs? Verb Subsets

  • Action verbs
  • Stative verbs
  • Transitive verbs
  • Intransitive verbs
  • Linking verbs
  • Helping verbs (also called auxiliary verbs)
  • Modal verbs
  • Regular verbs
  • Irregular verbs
  • Phrasal verbs
  • Infinitive verbs

What are the main types of adjectives? Adjective Subsets

  • Comparative adjectives
  • Superlative adjectives
  • Predicate adjectives
  • Compound adjectives
  • Possessive adjectives
  • Demonstrative adjectives
  • Proper adjectives
  • Participial adjectives
  • Limiting adjectives
  • Descriptive adjectives
  • Interrogative adjectives
  • Attributive adjectives
  • Distributive adjectives

What are the main types of adverbs? Adverb Subsets

  • Adverbs of Manner.
  • Adverbs of Degree.
  • Adverbs of Time.
  • Adverbs of Place.
  • Adverbs of Probability.
  • Adverbs of Purpose.
  • Adverbs of Frequency.

What are the main types of pronouns? Pronoun Subsets

  • Personal pronoun
  • Demonstrative pronoun
  • Interrogative pronoun
  • Relative pronoun
  • Indefinite pronoun
  • Reflexive pronoun
  • Intensive pronoun

What are the main types of conjunctions? Conjunction Subsets

  • Coordinating conjunctions
  • Correlative conjunctions
  • Subordinating conjunctions
  • Conjunctive adverbs

What are the main types of prepositions? Preposition Subsets

  • Preposition of time
  • Preposition of place
  • Preposition of movement
  • Preposition of manner
  • Preposition of agent of instrument
  • Preposition of measure
  • Preposition of source
  • Preposition of possession.

What are the main types of articles? Articles

  • Definite article
  • Indefinite article

What are the main types of interjections? Interjections

  • Primary interjections.
  • Secondary interjections.
  • Volitive interjections.
  • Emotive interjections.
  • Cognitive interjections.
  • Greetings and parting words/phrases.
Part of SpeechTypeExamples
NounAbstracthappiness, justice, freedom
NounCommoncat, book, desk
NounCollectivegroup, team, flock
NounCompoundtoothpaste, bedroom, keyboard
NounPossessiveSarah’s, the cat’s, the students’
NounProperJohn, New York, Monday
NounSingularcat, desk, student
NounPluralcats, desks, students
VerbActionrun, jump, eat
VerbStativebe, seem, have
VerbTransitivelove, see, eat
VerbIntransitivesleep, rain, sneeze
VerbLinkingbe, seem, become
VerbHelpinghave, can, should
VerbModalmust, should, might
VerbRegularwalk, talk, play
VerbIrregulargo, be, have
VerbPhrasalturn off, get up, run out
VerbInfinitiveto run, to jump, to eat
AdjectiveComparativetaller, smarter, more beautiful
AdjectiveSuperlativetallest, smartest, most beautiful
AdjectivePredicateThe sky is blue.
AdjectiveCompoundred-headed, full-time, well-known
AdjectivePossessivemy, your, his
AdjectiveDemonstrativethis, that, these
AdjectiveProperItalian, African, Chinese
AdjectiveParticipialboring, annoying, confusing
AdjectiveLimitingall, both, many
AdjectiveDescriptivebig, small, happy
AdjectiveInterrogativewhich, what, whose
AdjectiveAttributiveThe tall man.
AdjectiveDistributiveeach, every, either
AdverbMannerquickly, slowly, beautifully
AdverbDegreevery, too, so
AdverbTimenow, then, yesterday
AdverbPlacehere, there, everywhere
AdverbProbabilityprobably, maybe, perhaps
AdverbPurposeintentionally, deliberately, purposely
AdverbFrequencyalways, never, sometimes
PronounPersonalI, you, he
PronounDemonstrativethis, that, those
PronounInterrogativewho, whom, whose
PronounRelativewho, whom, whose
PronounIndefiniteall, both, many
PronounReflexivemyself, yourself, himself
PronounIntensivemyself, yourself, himself
ConjunctionCoordinatingand, but, or
ConjunctionCorrelativeeither/or, neither/nor, both/and
ConjunctionSubordinatingbecause, while, before
ConjunctionConjunctive adverbhowever, therefore, thus
PrepositionTimeat, on, in
PrepositionPlaceat, on, in
PrepositionMovementto, from, through
PrepositionMannerby, with, without
PrepositionAgent or Instrumentby, with, using
PrepositionMeasureby, with, using
PrepositionSourcefrom, out of, by
PrepositionPossessionof, ‘s, s’
ArticleIndefinitea, an
InterjectionPrimaryouch, wow, oops
InterjectionSecondaryhello, goodbye, hi
InterjectionVolitivestop, go, hurry
InterjectionEmotiveyay, boo, alas
InterjectionCognitiveah, oh, hmm
InterjectionGreetings and Partinghello, goodbye, hi

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