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Online English Course: English Grammar: English Parts of Speech: Lesson 1: Nouns

  Definition A noun represents a person, place, thing, or idea. Nouns are used in sentences in two different ways: as subjects (performers of action), or objects (receivers of action). The word comes from the Latin “nomen,” meaning “name.” Word classes like nouns were first described by the Sanskrit grammarian Pāṇini and ancient Greeks like […]

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