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noun
person, place, thing, quality, or event
common noun
any person, place, or thing
proper noun
a specific person, place, or thing
collective nouns
name a group of people, places, or things
concrete nouns
name things that can be seen or touched
abstract nouns
cannot be seen or touched
singular
one person or thing
plural
refers to more than one person or thing
possessive nouns
shows possession or belonging
pronoun
a word that replaces a noun
antecedent
the noun that the pronoun replaces
subjective pronoun
used in the subject of the sentence or cause an action
objective pronoun
recieves an action or is the object of a preposition
possessive pronoun
yours, mine, hers, its
agreement
if the antecedent is singular or plural the pronoun must be singular or plural
interrogative pronoun
used to ask a question
adjective
a word that describes a noun or pronoun
descriptive adjectives
give color and vividness to a person, place, or thing
limiting adjectives
indicate number or quantity
proper adjectives
derived from proper nouns, usually written in capital letters
articles
a, an, the
indefinite article
a, an (not specific)