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a content word that can be used to refer to a person, place, thing, quality, or action

the word class that can serve as the subject or object of a verb, the object of a preposition, or in apposition

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A Noun is a composite significant sound, not marking time, of which no part is in itself significant: for in double or compound words we do not employ the separate parts as if each were in itself significant.
A Verb is a composite significant sound, marking time, in which, as in the noun, no part is in itself significant.
Inflexion belongs both to the noun and verb, and expresses either the relation 'of,' 'to,' or the like; or that of number, whether one or many, as 'man' or 'men '; or the modes or tones in actual delivery, e.
Every noun has a gender, and there is no sense or system in the distribution; so the gender of each must be learned separately and by heart.
Well, after the student has learned the sex of a great number of nouns, he is still in a difficulty, because he finds it impossible to persuade his tongue to refer to things as "he" and "she," and "him" and "her," which it has been always accustomed to refer to it as "it.
The capitalizing of the nouns I have already mentioned.
Instead of qualifying nouns or verbs by the use of adjectives and adverbs, we qualified sounds by intonation, by changes in quantity and pitch, by retarding and by accelerating.
said he,' nor 'I say,' nor turning verbs into nouns, or altering the construction, not to speak of other restrictions and limitations that fetter gloss-writers, as you no doubt know.
Professor Abbas noted that his visit to NOUN headquarters was the first in his capacity as the council's president, saying NOUN with its vast experience in ODL has a critical role to play in strengthening the open distance education in the continent.
In a revision of his 2015 doctoral dissertation at the University of Regensburg, Brunner presents a linguistic investigation of the structure of noun phrases in Singaporean English, Kenyan English, and for comparative purposes, British English.
For this reason, a noun string in English does not always give you enough grammatical clues to allow you to parse it correctly.
In collective noun-headed constructions, the collective noun is the controller and the main verb is the target.
When a noun is derived from another noun, the most complete paradigm is a paradigm of diminutive forms of the source noun.
This game focuses on students brainstorming noun groups from a given stimulus and increasing automaticity through repeated use.
As the figure shows, the suffixed noun ealdordomlicnes is recursively derived from the previously derived adjective ealdordomlic 'preeminent', which is created, in turn, out of the already suffixed noun ealdordom 'power', morphologically related to the derivative base EALDOR 1 'elder'.