PartOfSpeech

PartOfSpeech["word"]

returns the possible parts of speech for the specified word.

Details

  • PartOfSpeech gives a list of the parts of speech that the specified word can be.
  • PartOfSpeech returns "GrammaticalUnit" entities.
  • Possible parts of speech are: "Noun", "Verb", "Adjective", "Adverb", "Pronoun", "Preposition", "Conjunction", "Determiner", and "Interjection".
  • PartOfSpeech["word"] gives Missing["UnknownWord"] if "word" is not a recognized English-language word.

Examples

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Basic Examples  (1)

Find the parts of speech associated with an English-language word:

Possible Issues  (1)

Words that are not recognized have no discernible part of speech:

Introduced in 2015
 (10.3)