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Noun
a word or word group that is used to name a person, a place, a thing, or an idea
Abstract noun
an idea, a feeling, a quality, or a characteristic
Concrete noun
a person, place, or thing that can be perceived by one or more of the senses (sight, hearing, taste, touch, and smell)
Compound noun
made up of two or more words used together as a single noun
Common noun
names any one of a group of persons, places, things, or ideas
Proper noun
names a particular person, place, thing, or idea
Pronoun
something a word used in place of one or more nouns or pronouns
Personal pronoun
refers to the one speaking (first person), the one spoken to (second person), or the one spoken about (third person)
Reflexive pronoun
refers to the subject and functions as a complement or an object of a preposition
Intensive pronoun
emphasizes a noun or another pronoun
Demonstrative pronoun
points out a person, a place, a thing, or an idea
Antecedent
a noun that a pronoun stands for
Relative pronoun
introduces a subordinate clause
Indefinite pronoun
refers to a person, a place, a thing, or an idea that may or may not be specifically named
Adjective
a word used to modify a noun or a pronoun
Proper adjective
formed from a proper noun and begins with a capital letter
Demonstrative adjective
this, that, these, and those when used to modify nouns or pronouns
Interrogative pronoun
introduces a question
Collective nouns
a word that names a group