13 terms

English basic chapter 2

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noun
A word that names a person, place, thing, event, or idea,
collective noun
The name of a group of people, places, or things.
compound noun
Two or more words that work together to name one thing.
common noun
The name of any person, place, thing, event, or idea.
proper noun
The name of one particular person, place, thing, event, or idea.
abbreviation
a short form of a word.
concrete noun
A word that names something you can see or touch.
abstract noun
A word that names something you cannot see or touch.
singular noun
The name of one person, place, thing, event, or idea.
plural noun
The name of more than one person, place thing, event, or idea.
irregular plural noun
A plural that does not follow the normal rules
possessive noun
A word that shows ownership or a relationship between two things.
Apostrophe
A punctuation mark that you use to show that a noun is possessive.