Six Types of Verbs in English as Analyzed in Syntax

Functional Categories of Words Depending on the type of functions, words are divided into two categories; lexical words functional words Lexical Vs Functional Categories of Words The function of  some words is to convey the meaningful content such as adjectives, nouns, verbs, adverbs, prepositions. While the function of other words such as articles, conjunctions is to convey the grammatical information in the sentence. The words which are adjectives, nouns, verbs, adverbs, and prepositions belong to the lexical category and the words that convey grammatical information belong the functional category of words. Types of Verbs Verbs belong to the lexical category of words. Because different verbs require different types of complements to follow them, therefore, they can be categorised into si...[Read More]