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Nouns, Pronouns, Adjectives- Grammar

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Noun
a person, place, thing or idea
IPODS
Nouns function as these
IO, PN, Object of prep, DO, subject
Concrete Noun
names an object that can be perceived by the senses
Abstract Noun
names a quality, a characteristic, an emotion, or an idea
Compound Noun
consists of multiple words used together in a single noun
Collective Noun
names a group
Common Noun
names any one of a group of persons, places, things, or ideas
Proper Noun
names a specific person, place, thing, or idea
Pronoun
a word used in place of a noun or of more than one noun
Antecedent
a word that a pronoun stands for; could be a noun or another pronoun
Questions Nouns Answer
Who and What
Questions Pronouns Answer
Who and What
Personal Pronouns
refer to the person speaking, person spoken to, or person spoken about
Relative Pronouns
introduces an adjective clause
Adjective Clause
modifies a noun or a pronoun, just like an adjective would
Interrogative Pronoun
used in a question sentence, the sentence they are used in always ends in an ?
Demonstrative Pronoun
points our something specific
Indefinite Pronoun
does not point out something specific
Reflexive Pronoun
shows emphasis or refers back to a word in the sentence
Examples of Personal Pronouns
I, me, my , mine, we, us, ours, you, your, yours, he, him, his, she, her, hers, it, its, they, them, their, theirs
Examples of Relative Pronouns
Who, whose, whom, which, that
Examples of Interrogative Pronouns
Who, whose, whom, which, what
Examples of Demonstrative Pronouns
This, that, these, those
Examples of Indefinite Pronouns
All, neither, no one, everyone, everything, few, many, several, somebody
Examples of Reflexive Pronouns
myself, oneself, ourselves, yourself, yourselves, himself, herself, itself, themselves
Adjective
a word used to modify a noun or a pronoun
Questions Adjectives Answer
What kind, Which one, How many, How much
Indefinite Article
"A" and "an" are indefinite articles; indicate that a noun refers to one of a general group
Definite Article
"The" is one; indicates that a noun refers to someone or something specific