Difference between revisions of "Noun"

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A '''noun''' is a [[word]] used to name a [[person]], [[animal]], [[place]], [[thing]], or an abstract [[idea]]. Nouns are usually the first words which small children learn. The italicized words in the following [[sentence]]s are all nouns:
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A '''noun''' is a [[word]] used to name a [[person]], [[animal]], [[place]], [[thing]], or an abstract [[idea]]. Nouns are usually the first words which small children learn.{{fact}} The italicized words in the following [[sentence]]s are all nouns:
  
 
"<i>Jesus</i> will return to set up His <i>kingdom</i> on <i>earth</i>."
 
"<i>Jesus</i> will return to set up His <i>kingdom</i> on <i>earth</i>."
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"<i>Philosophy</i> is of little <i>comfort</i> to the <i>starving</i>."
 
"<i>Philosophy</i> is of little <i>comfort</i> to the <i>starving</i>."
  
"<i>Homosexuality</i> is an <i>abomination</i>."
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"<i>Murder</i> is an <i>crime</i>."
  
 
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Revision as of 10:24, 2 November 2007

A noun is a word used to name a person, animal, place, thing, or an abstract idea. Nouns are usually the first words which small children learn.[Citation Needed] The italicized words in the following sentences are all nouns:

"Jesus will return to set up His kingdom on earth."

"Philosophy is of little comfort to the starving."

"Murder is an crime."