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a noun that denotes any or all members of a class

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This explains why in the Vietnamese language, common nouns used as kinship terms and status terms are used both for self-reference and to address other people.
In Slovene, personal names often become common nouns denoting people with very specific characteristics (e.
The same suffix appears in adjectives derived from common nouns, and having the sense 'of the nature of, similar to'; from OE: cherlish, hevenish, mennish, thedish, etc.
As shown in Table 3, the results can be classified into six groups, but only four of the six groups were used: common nouns, abstract nouns, adjectives and neologisms.
Seven Literacy Skills teach common nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs.
Functions attributed to the literary illative form include those, which in the case of common nouns would be readily associated with the translative, e.
When the proper names of the Parisian locales that Villon mentions are read as common nouns, the mimetic figures of the signboard take on an active role in Villon's macabre burlesque.
15) But this explanation also is not necessitated by the evidence, since the word demonstrates no apparent deviation from Hebrew morphology and phonology, unlike the other items discussed by Shaked, whose Iranian origin is indeed evident (the names [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] and [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], and the common nouns [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] and [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII].
Let us now look at the distribution of the possessive genitive of common nouns and the possessive adjective derived from common nouns.
The common nouns that apply to individual substances are count nouns, while those that apply to stuffs are non-count nouns (32).
The research compared standard memory tests conducted among 13,575 respondents on both sides of the Atlantic in which participants were asked to recall a list of 10 common nouns after a delay of five minutes.
Participants in each country took tests of immediate and delayed recall of 10 common nouns, such as "hotel", "river", "tree", "skin", "gold", "village", "baby" and "table".
The study involved 16,638 people, age 50 and older, who were read a list of 10 common nouns and then were asked to recall as many words as possible five minutes later.
of Calgary, Canada) offers historical linguists an account of the evolution of overt definiteness in Modern Bulgarian over the past four centuries as expressed by nominals of varied structure that have common nouns, proper names, or pronouns in the head position.
His work, written in Latin, and scattered with words in French, Greek, and Hebrew, constitutes, in fact, a critical analysis of a series of both proper and common nouns.