Noun

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The term noun is used in English (and in French nom) to denote a member of the word class whose members are most typical expressions for things.

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Noun may also refer to

Synonyms

Origin

This meaning results form ellipsis of the fuller form substantive noun (= Latin nomen substantivum). In other European Languages, the ellipted part was nomen, so English noun corresponds to German Substantiv, Russian suščestvitel'noe, etc.

Other languages

Links

Utrecht Lexicon of Linguistics

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