Quick Answer: What Kind Of Verb Is Be?

What type of word is be?

‘Be’ is a verb because it equates a noun to doing or being another noun or adjective.

‘To be’ is a central verb in English and is used not just as a lexical verb (on its own – ‘I am human’, where ‘am’ is a conjugation of ‘to be’), but has auxiliary functions as well.

‘You’ is a pronoun..