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linguisticsweb:glossary:linguistics_glossary:noun [2013/07/25 15:01]
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-====== ​Noun ======+====== ​noun ======
  
-Part of speech most commonly denoting person , place , thing , idea , animal , quality , activity.+Part of speech most commonly denoting person, place, thing, idea, animal, quality, activity.
  
 The part of speech that is the head of a noun phrase. The part of speech that is the head of a noun phrase.
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 Functionally,​ nouns are the heads of noun phrases constituting the subject or object of the sentence, or occur in noun phrases as constituents of prepositional phrases. Functionally,​ nouns are the heads of noun phrases constituting the subject or object of the sentence, or occur in noun phrases as constituents of prepositional phrases.
  
-===== Types of noun: =====+===== types of noun: =====
  
   * proper   * proper