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Part of Speech

Following the headword is an abbreviation (or sometimes more than one) for the part(s) of speech being illustrated.

  • adj = adjective
  • adv = adverb
  • aux = auxiliary
  • conj = conjunction
  • def art = definite article
  • exclam = exclamation
  • indef art = indefinite article
  • intj = interjection
  • intr = intransitive
  • n = noun
  • pl = plural
  • ppl = participial
  • pple = participle
  • pref = prefix
  • prep = preposition
  • pron = pronoun
  • sg = singular
  • tr = transitive
  • v = verb
  • vbl = verbal

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