Class 8 English Grammar Chapter 12 Interjections. An Interjection is a word which is used to express a sudden feeling of joy or sorrow or emotion of the mind. It is not a part of speech because it does not enter into the structure of a sentence. It stands independently. Ah and Ah me are used for both sorrow and joy. For example, Ah me! What a bloody deed. (Sorrow). Ah! Your mother has died. (Sorrow). Ah! I have stood first in the class. (Joy).

Standard 8 English Grammar Chapter 12 Interjections

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Interjection words for Joy

Words: Hurrah! Ha! Ha! Ah!, Aha!. Ha! etc.

    1. Hurrah! I have passed.
    2. Ha! Ha! Sweets will be distributed in the school.
    3. Ah! My brother has got first division.
    4. Aha! Ha! My brother is laughing.
    5. Aha! Papa has come back.

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Interjection words for Sorrow

Words: Alas! Ah! Ah me! Ha! Sorry! etc.

    1. Alas! I am ruined.
    2. Ah! He fell from the roof.
    3. Ah me! What a nasty deed.
    4. Ha! You had a nasty fall.
    5. Sorry! I cannot lend you my book.

Interjection words for Surprise

Words: What! Oh! Good Heavens! Good God! etc.

    1. Oh! You came back.
    2. What! Did he fail?
    3. Oho! So strangely is she dressed.
    4. Good Heavens! The car is missing.
    5. Good God! She has won the lottery twice.

Interjection words for Attention

Words: Lo! Hush! Behold! Listen! Look! Hark! etc.

    1. Lo! He is here again.
    2. Hush! The child is sleeping.
    3. Behold! Someone is coming.
    4. Listen! You have to deliver my message to Sita.
    5. Look! Never go outside in the dark.
    6. Hark! Someone is knocking at the door.
Interjection words for Calling or Addressing

Words: Ho! Holla! Hallo! Hello! etc.

    1. Ho! Come here, Mohan.
    2. Holla ! Let us go out for a tour.
    3. Hallo! Start the race.
    4. Hellow! Where are you coming from ?
    5. Hallow! How do you do?
Interjection words for Approval

Words: O.K.!, Well done!, Bravo! Splendid! Back up! etc.

    1. O.K. I shall see you tomorrow.
    2. Well done! You have caught the thief.
    3. Bravo! You have played well.
    4. Splendid! You have won the war.
    5. Back up! You are nearing the goal.
Interjection words for Shame

Words: For shame!, Fie!, Fie, Fie! etc.

    1. For shame! Your sister has run away from home.
    2. Fie! Fie! She has not repaid your loan.
    3. Fie! A teacher and afraid of students.
    4. Fie upon you for doing it!
    5. Fie! Untidy! Throw it away.
Parts of speech as Interjections
Noun InfinitiveTo think of him as a friend!
Noun A horse! My Kindom dukedom for a horse.
Pronoun What a beautiful sight it is!
VerbHear Hear! (Applause)
AdverbHow charming the voice is!
Conjunction If only I could see my father again!
Phrases can be used as Interjections

Dear me!, Cheer up!, Good Gracious!, God knows!, Good bye!, Farewell!, O Death!, Welcome!, Thank God!, My foot!, My son!, My God! etc.

Class 8 English Grammar Chapter 12 Interjections for CBSE 2023-2024
Class 8 English Grammar Interjections
Last Edited: January 27, 2022