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  • noun Plural form of noun.

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Examples

  • +Participles+ adjectival as adjective modifiers as attribute complements as mere adjectives as mere nouns as objective complements as prepositions as principal word in a phrase definition of expansion of forms of in independent phrases misuse of modified by _a_ and _the_ modified by a possessive nounal, called _gerunds, infinitives, verbal nouns_ place of punctuation of used in slurring

    Higher Lessons in English A work on english grammar and composition

  • Some authors have proceeded to still more minute divisions and sub-divisions of nouns; such, for example, as the following, which appear to be more complex than useful: _Natural nouns_, or names of things formed by nature; as, man, beast, water, air: 2.

    English Grammar in Familiar Lectures

  • Oh, and Krikorian also whines about “the whole Latina/Latino thing — English dropped gender in nouns, what, 1,000 years ago?”

    2009 May « Motivated Grammar

  • When I don't have a particular idea in mind for a poem, I'll extract a few hundred nouns from a text (or a combination of texts) and write them down in columns.

    Melissa Broder: Grand Theft Poetics

  • When I don't have a particular idea in mind for a poem, I'll extract a few hundred nouns from a text (or a combination of texts) and write them down in columns.

    Melissa Broder: Grand Theft Poetics

  • Oh, and Krikorian also whines about “the whole Latina/Latino thing — English dropped gender in nouns, what, 1,000 years ago?”

    What an unnatural stress pattern you have, Ms. Sotomayor! « Motivated Grammar

  • When I don't have a particular idea in mind for a poem, I'll extract a few hundred nouns from a text (or a combination of texts) and write them down in columns.

    Melissa Broder: Grand Theft Poetics

  • When I don't have a particular idea in mind for a poem, I'll extract a few hundred nouns from a text (or a combination of texts) and write them down in columns.

    Melissa Broder: Grand Theft Poetics

  • One of the ways that people avoid using gender specific nouns is to use honorifics (the trooper, a detective, the sergeant) rather than generic terms when refering to individual sworn officers but not using their name.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Why Suspect When You Can Find Out?

  • When I don't have a particular idea in mind for a poem, I'll extract a few hundred nouns from a text (or a combination of texts) and write them down in columns.

    Melissa Broder: Grand Theft Poetics

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