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Meaning of "part of speech" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PART OF SPEECH

part of speech play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PART OF SPEECH

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Part of speech is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES PART OF SPEECH MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Part of speech

In grammar, a part of speech is a linguistic category of words, which is generally defined by the syntactic or morphological behaviour of the lexical item in question. Common linguistic categories include noun and verb, among others. There are open word classes, which constantly acquire new members, and closed word classes, which acquire new members infrequently if at all. Almost all languages have the lexical categories noun and verb, but beyond these there are significant variations in different languages. For example, Japanese has as many as three classes of adjectives where English has one; Chinese, Korean and Japanese have nominal classifiers whereas European languages do not; many languages do not have a distinction between adjectives and adverbs, adjectives and verbs or adjectives and nouns, etc. This variation in the number of categories and their identifying properties entails that analysis be done for each individual language. Nevertheless the labels for each category are assigned on the basis of universal criteria.

Definition of part of speech in the English dictionary

The definition of part of speech in the dictionary is a class of words sharing important syntactic or semantic features; a group of words in a language that may occur in similar positions or fulfil similar functions in a sentence. The chief parts of speech in English are noun, pronoun, adjective, determiner, adverb, verb, preposition, conjunction, and interjection POS.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PART OF SPEECH

part
part and parcel
part company
part exchange
part of the furniture
part owner
part payment
part song
part way
part work
part-exchange
part-off
part-time
part-timer
part-writing
part.
partake
partaken
partaker
partan

WORDS THAT END LIKE PART OF SPEECH

acceptance speech
beech
budget speech
curtain speech
deaf without speech
direct speech
figure of speech
free speech
hate speech
indirect speech
keynote speech
King´s speech
leech
maiden speech
nonspeech
Queen´s speech
reported speech
speech
stump speech
visible speech

Synonyms and antonyms of part of speech in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «part of speech» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PART OF SPEECH

Find out the translation of part of speech to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of part of speech from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «part of speech» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

词性
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

parte de la oración
570 millions of speakers

English

part of speech
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

भाषण का हिस्सा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

جزء من خطاب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

часть речи
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

parte do discurso
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বাক্যের অংশ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

partie du discours
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

sebahagian dari ucapan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Wortart
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

品詞
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

품사
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Bagean saka wicara
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

một phần của bài phát biểu
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பேச்சின் பகுதி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

भाषण भाग
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

konuşmanın bölümü
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

parte del discorso
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

część mowy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

частина мови
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

parte de vorbire
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μέρος του λόγου
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

deel van spraak
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ordklass
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

ordklasse
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of part of speech

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PART OF SPEECH»

The term «part of speech» is regularly used and occupies the 72.620 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Principal search tendencies and common uses of part of speech
List of principal searches undertaken by users to access our English online dictionary and most widely used expressions with the word «part of speech».

FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PART OF SPEECH» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «part of speech» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «part of speech» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about part of speech

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PART OF SPEECH»

Discover the use of part of speech in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to part of speech and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Introduction to the Grammar of English
... careful, old, wooden Adverb quickly, very, here, afterwards, nevertheless Preposition at, in, on, by, for Conjunction and, but, because, although, while Interjection ouch, oh, alas, grrr, psst The part-of-speech classification plays a central role in ...
Rodney Huddleston, 1984
2
Evaluation of Text and Speech Systems
Chapter 4 EVALUATING PART-OF-SPEECH TAGGING AND PARSING On the Evaluation of Automatic Parsing of Natural Language Patrick Paroubek Laboratoire d'Informatique pour la M ́ecanique et les Sciences de l'Ing ́enieur LIMSI-CNRS, ...
Laila Dybkjær, Holmer Hemsen, Wolfgang Minker, 2007
3
The Typology of Parts of Speech Systems: The Markedness of ...
Further measures include, among other things, recategori- zation (the acquisition by a word of the typical properties of another part of speech) and decategorization (the loss of properties typical of a word's own lexical class). These processes ...
David Beck, 2002
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Barron's how to Prepare for the GRE, Graduate Record Examination
Consider Secondary Meanings of the Capitalized Word As Well as Its Primary Meaning Answer Key Questions. Look at the Answer Choices to Determine the Word's Part of Speech Look at the capitalized word. What part of speech is it?
Sharon Green, Ira K. Wolf, 2005
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Foundations of Statistical Natural Language Processing
10. Part-of-Speech. Tagging. THE ULTIMATE GOAL of research on Natural Language Processing is to parse and understand language. As we have seen in the preceding chapters, we are still far from achieving this goal. For this reason, much ...
Hinrich Schütze, 1999
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Lexical Ambiguity Resolution: Perspectives from ...
In parsing English, one of the major causes of non- determinism is part-of- speech ambiguity. If a word can be two parts of speech, then a non-deterministic parser may have to explore both possibilities. If one claims to be able to parse English ...
Geert Adriaens, Steven Lawrence Small, Garrison Weeks Cottrell, 1988
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Computer Processing of Oriental Languages. Language ...
... Wenjie Li, Diego Mollá-Aliod. CRF Models for Tamil Part of Speech Tagging and Chunking S. Lakshmana Pandian and T.V. Geetha Anna University, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Patel Road, Chennai-25, India ...
Wenjie Li, Diego Mollá-Aliod, 2009
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Analysis and Synthesis of Speech: Strategic Research towards ...
... 1. grapheme string: the representation of a word in normal orthography 2. phoneme string: the phonemic representation of the word, including primary and/ or secondary stress markers 3. part of speech: a code indicating the part of speech of ...
Vincent J. van Heuven, Louis C. Pols, 1993
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The Grammar of English Grammars: With an Introduction, ...
rooted in two ways, thus: " The article is a part of speech placed before nouns ;“- or better, “ An article is a word placed before I\Ouns."'] (2.) “An article is a part of speech used to limit nouns.”—Gilbert's Gram, p. 19. (3.) “An article is a part of ...
Goold Brown, 1859
10
Language Typology and Syntactic Description: Clause structure
What are the ways in which languages that lack a particular part of speech express the semantic equivalent? And what relations are there between the parts -of- speech system of a language and the language's other typological characteristics ...
Timothy Shopen, 1985

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PART OF SPEECH»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term part of speech is used in the context of the following news items.
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The Hindu Crossword No. 2851
10 Duty abandoned, freeze (6). 12 Declaration in part of speech with substance that's binding (13). 14 Area of water in middle of land behind ... «The Hindu, Jul 15»
2
Teenagers take on science fiction worlds in two local series: CNY …
Each chapter sees the frog tackling a different part of speech, Etzel explained, interacting with characters such the Noun Wizard and the Verb ... «Syracuse.com, Jul 15»
3
Sunday Times clue writing contest
So this clue uses the wrong part of speech as well as the wrong meaning. Fabulous memory like a mammal in er, finally. This clue has multiple ... «The Sunday Times, Jul 15»
4
Gaming Meets OSINT: Using Python to Help Solve Her Story
This will return a list that tells us the word that was tagged, as well as the part of speech tag. A part of speech tag will tell us what a noun, verb, ... «bellingcat, Jul 15»
5
A roller-coaster ride
It is a meaning that no one teaches, yet is remembered as a synonym of joyfulness. It is the definition of newness; a part of speech in our lives. «The Statesman, Jul 15»
6
In a word: parse
The word, appropriately, comes from Latin: pars orationis, “part of speech.” The Oxford English Dictionary indicates that the word has survived ... «Baltimore Sun, Jul 15»
7
Social media destroying the way we communicate
In addition to that, the symbol <3 - which represents a heart or love, has become a valid part of speech, nowadays. So, it no longer comes as a ... «Aliran Monthly, Jul 15»
8
No Longer the 'Strange Girl'
I would go home and research what part of speech it was, its definition, its synonyms, and its translation, and re-read it and re-read it until it was ... «Education Week, Jul 15»
9
5 open source tools for taming text
Includes tools for tokenization (splitting of text into words), part of speech tagging, grammar parsing (identifying things like noun and verb ... «opensource.com, Jul 15»
10
Pawan speech highlights: Part 2
In fact, as a part of speech, Pawan said that, a leader should have a good control over his language, as it influences the people around him. «Andhra Wishesh, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Part of speech [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/part-of-speech>. Oct 2021 ».
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