Word class

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The term word class is often used for the classification of lexemes into the morphosyntactically most important classes noun, verb, adjective, adposition, adverb, and so on.

Subtypes

(traditional word classes:)

(the following have traditionally been considered as word classes, but are often not considered word classes by modern linguists:)

(other categories of lexemes that are sometimes regarded as word classes:)

Synonyms

Other languages

German Wortklasse Portuguese classe de palavras