Difference between revisions of "Noun (Latin nomen)"

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Revision as of 01:01, 9 January 2008

In older Western grammar based on the Latin tradition, the term noun is used for a word class that inflects for case, i.e. (in Latin and similar Indo-European languages) a class comprising both nouns and adjectives.

Comments

The category of nomen is subclassified into the following subtypes: nomen substantivum, nomen adjectivum, nomen numerale etc. This terminology is still current in Russian (imja), Hebrew (toʔar) and other European languages.

Polysemy

  • In English, noun more often refers to a word class that prototypically expresses things: see noun.

Synonyms

Origin

Latin nomen

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