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Grammar Voyage nouns, pronouns, adjectives

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Noun
Names a person, place, thing, or idea
Proper noun
a noun that denotes a particular thing, is capitalized
Common noun
general name for a person, place, thing, or idea
Pronoun
a word that takes the place of a noun
Subject pronoun
used as the subject or as part of the subject of a sentence [I, you, he, she, it, we, you, they]
Object pronoun
used as a direct or indirect object in a sentence. it can also be used after a preposition [me, you, him, her, it, us, you, them]
Demonstrative pronoun
a pronoun that points out a specific person, place, or thing [this, that, these, those]
Possessive pronoun
a pronoun that shows ownership [mine, yours, his, hers, its, ours, your, theirs]
Interrogative pronoun
pronoun that asks a question; examples [who, whom, whose, what, which]
Antecedent
the noun the pronoun replaces
Adjective
A word that modifies, or changes, the idea of the noun or pronoun
Definite article
the adjective "the"
refers to a specific noun
Indefinite article
The adjectives "a" and "an"
refers to any one of a class of people, places, or things
Noun system
The nouns, pronouns, and adjectives in a sentence.
Nouns name things, pronouns replace nouns, and adjectives modify nouns or pronouns.