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Is May a adverb?

Maybe is an adverb. May be which has a similar meaning as might be or could be is two words. The word may in may be is an auxiliary verb. You can say that may be (two words together) is a verb phrase.

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Similarly, you may ask, what part of speech is May?

Answer and Explanation: The word May is a modal verb. This means that it needs to be used in conjunction with a main verb. It is most commonly used to express possibility or

Additionally, what type of word is May? In English, the modal verbs commonly used are can, could, may, might, must, will, would, shall, should, ought to, had better, "have to" and sometimes need or dare.

Hereof, is May a verb or adverb?

Maybe is an adverb. May be which has a similar meaning as might be or could be is two words. The word may in may be is an auxiliary verb. You can say that may be (two words together) is a verb phrase.

Is the month of May a noun?

noun. the fifth month of the year, containing 31 days. the early part of one's life, especially the prime: a young woman in her May.

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