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Nowhere across the globe is the brother-sister bond so consecrated as in this land, where human civilization first found its voice and human relations have always preceded all other dynamics of social interactions. Celebrated in the end of Shrawan on a full-moon day
Festivals in India are liberally sprinkled in the texture of the daily life.The monotony of the long, dull, dreary life is broken once in a while by the onset of a festival which brings in colour, gaiety andfun to the routine life. Baisakhi is the most predominant Sikh
Durga Puja, celebrated with zest and aplomb in a major part of Eastern India comprising of West Bengal, North Eastern States, Bihar, Jharkhand, Orissa and neighbouring Nepal falls in the month of September / October according to the Gregorian calendar or more specifically in
Christmas is a festival unique in the sense that it may be religious in origin but the essence of it is universal in spirit. Celebrated as the birth of Lord Jesus on 25thDecember, it marks a major holiday point for all countries across the globe and the spirit of Christmas
Diwali, the festival of lights. One of the most auspicious festivals associated with Hinduism. A festival as unique and bright as the land of India is associated with mysticism and exoticism. A festival which finds its unique counterpart in the Jewish festival of Hanukkah.
Holi is the festival of riot of colours. One of the most vibrant festivals associated with the India and one that best encapsulates the spirit and essence of India. The colours soak and tint everyone in its vicinity and submerges all differences and blends everyone into
The purpose of the Relative Pronoun is to provide additional information about the Noun it is referring to. It helps to clarify about the person or thing it is talking about. It can then act as the Subject, Object or Object of the Preposition. The term antecedent is then
The Relative Pronoun derives its meaning from the Noun word or phrase which precedes it, known as the Antecedent. Hence, for all practical purposes it must conform to the person, number and gender of the antecedent. The number and person of the Relative Pronoun is reflected
In English Grammar, an Antecedent is an expression (word, phrase, clause, sentence etc.) that gives its meaning to a Proform (pronoun, proverb, pro- adverb). A Proform , on the other hand, we can say, borrows its meaning from its Antecedent. The Antecedent usually appears
In English Grammar, we make use of Relative Pronoun to form Relative Clause to provide additional information about something without starting an entirely new sentence. Mary is my friend. She is carrying an umbrella. Mary is my friend who is carrying an umbrella.
It is used to connect a Clause / Phrase to a Noun or Pronoun. Words like Who, When, Which, Whoever, Whomever, Whichever are frequently used as a part of our everyday lexicon to prep up our sentences. A Relative Pronoun is usually seen in the beginning of an adjective clause
As the name suggests, the Interrogative Pronouns are used to form queries, gather information and ask questions. • Since the basic function of a Pronoun is to take the place of Noun, Interrogative Pronouns are those that perform the function of Noun as the Subject or Object
It is the kind of Pronoun which indicates two people carrying out actions of similar type with both being affected by the consequences simultaneously.It expresses a mutual action or relationship or feeling. • They are primarily used to avoid the repetition of the same action
Distributive Pronoun is that Pronoun which describes members of a group individually and not collectively. It refers to a person or a thing taken one at a time and hence always singular. The Pronoun that is used to indicate all members of the representative group are called
As is evident, Pronouns that not definite in meaning are termed as Indefinite Pronouns. • They replace Nouns which are not evident or particular. • Pronouns are there but which Nouns they replace is blurred. • They do not refer to any specific person, animal,place or thing.
This, that, these, those are known as Demonstrative Pronouns and their purpose is to point at the position of a person or object in time and space. They can be either Singular or Plural. • Please note that the Demonstrative Words can be used either as Pronouns or Adjectives
An emphatic pronoun is used to refer back to the Noun or Pronoun used as a Subject in the sentence to emphasize it. It explains that the action done by the Subject or herein known as the Antecedent is without any other help taken. e.g.:I myself sought the confirmation from
In the layman’s world when the Subject of the verb is also an Object, it is a Reflexive Pronoun. • Consider the following examples: 1. She looked at her in the mirror. 2.She looked at herself in the mirror.(Reflexive Pronoun)
Pronouns are one of the most commonly used Parts of Speech in both formal writings and informal conversations. Today, we shall be discussing in detail the Personal Pronouns and their Forms. Personal Pronoun is the first kind of Pronouns that springs to our mind whenever
The three articles in English are ‘a’, ‘an’ and ‘the’. It’s not merely enough to know what they are but more importantly where and how they are to be used. Such felicity comes nature to a native learner but for all other non-English speaking persons, it’s imperative to be
Which are the cases in which Articles are not to be used is of consideration in this particular chapter. a. Uncountable Nouns 1.Articles are not used before uncountable and abstract Nouns, used in general sense. e.g.: Honey is sweet. (Not the honey) Sugar is bad for health.
Definite article is ‘the’ which is used before Nouns (Singular/Plural) to denote them as specific or particular member of the group. Examples The boy who hit me is standing over there. (The particular boy) I was happy to see the doctor who saved my son.(The particular doctor
A key category of Parts of Speech in English grammar, Articles double up as adjectives helping us to modify Nouns, marking them as Indefinite / Definite. ‘A’ and ‘an’ are Indefinite Articles helping to mark a Noun as Non-specific or Non-particular Noun. E.g. I would like to
For a beginner stepping into the world of English Grammar, the correct usage of indefinite Articles ‘A’ and ‘An’might seem a tad confusing initially unless and until he/she becomes acquainted with the following cardinal rules of usage of Indefinite Articles: Always
A, an, the are the articles, which are used before Nouns to show whether we are talking of general nouns or specified ones. Therefore, they are divided into two categories: 1.Indefinite Article – a, an 2.Definite Article – The 1.Indefinite Article: Are used before Nouns
Later: Later is used to refer to passage of time. e.g. -Let’s have a party later in the week. I prefer going for shopping later in the evening. Latter: Latter is used to compare to the second of two persons or things mentioned at the same time. Opposite of former.
A Superlative degree expresses the supreme or extreme form of an Adjective. It is meant to indicate a particular characteristic or property of one thing in comparison to many other things. It denotes the highest degree of intensity in terms of quality or quantity of a thing
An adjective, which helps to qualify a Noun or a Pronoun can exist in three forms: i. Base / Positive ii. Comparative iii. Superlative The positive form is the base word of adjective. Comparative form expresses a higher degree of some quality Superlative form expresses
Adjectives serve the dual purpose of being used as modifying words and indicating the position on a scale of comparison. The lowest point is known as the absolute form, the middle point is known as the comparative form, and the highest point is known as the superlative form.
Adjectives are very often made use of as Nouns in a sentence by virtue of a process known as Zero- Derivative nominalization wherein a non- Noun is used as a Noun, without requiring a derivative affix. The intention is to express an idea more succinctly than possible
Adjectives are a writer’s best instrument to wield magic, to conjure images, to express emotions. They are the words that describe or modify Nouns or Pronouns, offering variety, spice and vividness to our sentence structures. Mostly used to identify or qualify individual
In order to reduce the onus of repetition of the same Noun over and over again, pronouns were introduced to lend variety and formality of a sentence structure. Pronouns can be as effective as Nouns when being used as a Subject, Object, Indirect Object and so on.
For as long as I could remember in the past, we always had a dog. I lost my father at a young age and my brother who was not more than a couple of years older was used to getting his was in our household. He was the one who used to lurk about here and there and distraught
That summer we had gone for our annual holidays to our grandparents’ place. The farewell with the cousins and the extended family, once the holiday season was over, was always tinged with sadness and pathos. The return journey was a blur, all we could think of was the
One of the most useful animals on this planet for the human race and one that is responsible for an entire diary industry across the globe single –handedly. For its ability to nurture human babies, second only to mother’s milk, it is of immense importance the world over and
Characteristics features of fabaceae: 1. Plants of this family are herbs, shrubs, vines or climbing by twining or tendrils . 2. Root contains root nodules that have nitrogen fixing bacteria (rhizobium) and frequently non protein amino acids are found. 3. Leaves
Family- Family of flowering plants can be divided into following –Asteraceae, Orchidiaceae, Solanacaea, Fabaceae, Rubiaceae, Poaceae, Lamiaceae, Euphorbiacea, Mealastomataceae etc. Vegetative characters –This include - Leaf – Arrangement of leaves with reference to the
Fruit is ripened ovary which consists of pericarp (fruit wall from ovary and attached parts ) and seeds formed after fertilization of ovules. Fruits are of three types. They are – 1.Eucarp – they are true fruits formed from superior ovary , having functional seeds
The flower is the modified shoot for reproduction. The stalk of flower is called pedicel. The expanded tip of the pedicel from where the floral parts arise is called thalamus. A typical flower consists of different parts. They are Calyx – It is the first whorl containing
It is the mode of arrangement of flower in a group in a specialized branch called peduncle. It consists of inflorescence axis and mother axis. Peduncles are of two types- receptacle and scape. Different types of inflorescence that are observed are – 1. Racemose inflorescence
Ambition is the one word, without which human beings would not have witnessed the dawn of civilisation. Ambition, the propeller of all actions, the inspiration behind all achievements, the motivation behind all creation.Without ambition, human beings shall never step outside
This proverb simply translates that those who lack stability, manage to shirk responsibilities but also accrue no prosperity. They are not encumbered or weighed by the burden of responsibilities but prosperity or wealth shall equally elude them. Just as mosses or lichens
The proverb is a metaphor that too hasty an approach in dealing with a task, shall ultimately cost one dearer since the likelihood of mistakes and error increase manifold, leading to a resultant delay. This was introduced for the first time in English lexicon by John Heywood
Coined in somewhere around 1640, this proverb has been widely put to use since 1800s. If one can tap the inner motivation to work out something, one will find out a way to accomplish that. It is as if when your hearts strongly desires for something, then the whole universe s
Human nature is strange. In spite of the teachings of all our religious scriptures to indulge in performing our duties and actions without necessarily seeking for reward, glory or validation, we still measure our actions with the consequence that await us at the end. Bhagwat
There are score of time in ourlives when we are caught in between the dilemma of standing between the easy and the tough way out of a situation. The easy was is more paying, more tempting and more lucrative in the short run but our inner conscience knows that it is not the
Who amongst us is oblivious to the maxim ‘Union is Strength’? From the early stages of childhood, our parents used to holler this every time we siblings would be ready to pull each other’s hair out. Taken from the tales of Panchatantra, this is one proverb which is used
Life’s best life lessons come from painful experiences. A child who once scalds himself at the fire will forever refrain from pressing close to the repeat of any such situation, in future. This proverb goes on to say that traumatic experience in a formative age acts as a
This is one proverb is English which contains more of sarcasm than a moral message. It is meant to take adig at these people who are perpetually late starters and was first used by Geoffrey Chaucer in 1386 in his Canterbury Tales and The Yeoman’s Prologue.