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Name Words

Name WordsA word that names a person, a place, or a thing is called a Noun. A Proper Noun names some particular person, place, or thing, such as Edgar Allen Poe, Florida, Apple, Inc. A Common Noun names a class, such as puppy, city, ebook. A Collective Noun names a group or collection, as crowd, army, flock. An Abstract Noun names a condition, a quality, a feeling, a trait, or a general idea, such as system, organization, honesty, policy, patriotism, roughness.

A name word or noun is sometimes indicated by a substitute called a Pronoun. If this substitute refers to a person, it is called a Personal Pronoun, such as, I, he, she, it, they, we, you. If it points out a relation between a person, a place, or a thing, and some other person, place, or thing, it is called a Relative Pronoun, as who, which, (what), that. If it asks a question it is called an Interrogative Pronoun, as who, which, what. If it is used to point out as well as to refer to some person, place, or thing, it is called a Demonstrative Pronoun, such as this, that, these, those, all, another, any, both, each, either, every, many, most, neither, none, one, other, several, some, such.

Name words that indicate one are in Singular Number; if they indicate more than one, Plural Number.

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WORD CLASSES > Connecting Words > Spoken and Written Words > Word Groups > Denotative Words > Connotative Words > Generic Words > Specific Words > Antonyms, Homonyms and Synonyms > Localism and Provincialism Words > New Words > Technical Words > Colloquial Words > Foreign Words > Slang Words > Old Words and Obsolete Words > Anglo-Saxon Words > Latin Words > Name Words > Motion Words > Picture Words > Explanatory Words