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Parts of Speech. Can you guess the part of speech of each of these words? Brillig Mimsy Slithy Borogoves Toves Mome Gyre Raths Gimble Outgrabe Wabe. Parts of Speech. ’Twas brillig, and the slithy toves Did gyre and gimble in the wabe; All mimsy were the borogoves,

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Parts of speech

Parts of Speech

Can you guess the part of speech of each of these words?

Brillig Mimsy

Slithy Borogoves

Toves Mome

Gyre Raths

Gimble Outgrabe

Wabe


Parts of speech1
Parts of Speech

’Twas brillig, and the slithy toves

Did gyre and gimble in the wabe;

All mimsy were the borogoves,

And the mome raths outgrabe.


Parts of speech2
Parts of Speech

The following suffixes usually indicate nouns:

-acy -ion, sion, tion -age

-ance, ence -hood -ar,or

-ism -ist -ment

-ness -y -ty


Parts of speech3
Parts of Speech

The following suffixes usually indicate adjectives:

- al - ful -ly

- ic - ish -like

-ous -y -ate

-able, ible


Parts of speech4
Parts of Speech

The following suffix usually indicates adverbs:

-ly


Parts of speech5
Parts of Speech

The following suffixes usually indicate verbs:

-ify -ate -ize

-en


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