A word which joins two words or clauses or sentences and show the
relation between them is called Conjunction.
A Conjunction :
➤ Conjunction should be distinguished from relative pronouns,
relative adverbs and prepositions.
➤ Some conjunctions are always used in pairs.
➥ Rudra reads books and novels.
➥ Mohan is good to look but not liable.
➥ You play Kho-Kho and I am paying cricket.
➤ In the above sentences "and", "but", and "and" are conjunctions.
➽ There are three types of Conjunction.
1] Coordinating conjunctions
2] Subordinating conjunctions
3] Correlative conjunctions
1] Coordinating conjunctions :
The conjunction which is used to connect two words or phrases that
are grammatically equal importance in the sentence is called
➤ A Coordinating Conjunctions is also called a coordinator.
➤ A Coordinating Conjunctions are : For, And, Nor,
But, Or, Yet, Soon
We can make a one word of highlighted characters to remember it e.g. : F A N B O Y S.
➥ I am right but you are not.
➥ Bhavi was busy yet she talked to me.
➥ Vedanti took him home and gave him food.
➤ In the above sentences "but", "yet", and "and" are conjunctions.
2] Subordinating conjunctions :
The conjunction which is used to connect two independent and dependent clause is called
➤ A Subordinating Conjunctions is also called a subordinator.
➤ A Subordinating conjunctions are : Before, As, Although, Until , Though, Where, Once, Whether etc.
➥ The mob dispersed before the police arrived.
➥ Grishma did not act as mother wished.
➥ Akash went to zoo where he saw a giraffe.
➥ Swara wait here until I come.
➤ In the above sentences "before", "as", "where", and "until" are conjunctions.
Nouns : The name given to a people, objects, birds....
3] Correlative conjunctions :
The conjunction which is used in paired in the sentence to joint different words or
group of words is called
➤ A Correlative Conjunction are :
➨ Either .... nor
➨ Neither .... nor
➨ Both .... and
➨ Though.... yet
➨ Whether.... or
➨ Not only.... but also
➥ Ashish may buy either a cricket bat or a tennis racket.
➥ Both the phone and the tab are good for me.
➥ Tanmayee likes neither math nor science.
➥ He can’t eat it whether too hot or too spicy.
➥ Harshal is like not only reading but also writing.