interjection

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ˌɪn.tɝ.ˈʤɛk.ʃn̩/
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Noun[change]

Singular
interjection

Plural
interjections

  1. An interjection is a word that shows an emotion. It is not grammatically part of the sentence.
    The word Yikes is an interjection in the phrase "Yikes, what a scare."

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Grammar (edit)
parts of speech noun - verb - adjective - adnoun - adverb - determinative/determiner - article - participle - pronoun - conjunction - preposition - interjection
grammatical functions head - subject - predicate - object - complement - modifier - adjunct - determiner/specifier
clauses independent clause - dependent clause - subordinate clause - relative clause