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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about English noun.
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Parent topics

  • Language (general) [r]: A type of communication system; this term is used in linguistics, computer science and other fields to refer to different systems, including 'natural language' in humans, programming languages run on computers, and so on. [e]
  • Linguistics [r]: The scientific study of language. [e]
  • Grammar (linguistics) [r]: The structural rules that govern the composition of sentences, phrases, and words in any language; alternatively, the system of language itself, i.e. the principles common to all languages. [e]
  • English grammar [r]: The body of rules describing the properties of the English language. [e]
  • Noun [r]: Linguistic item with grammatical properties such as countability, case, gender and number; has a distinct syntactic function (e.g. acting as subject or object in a clause), and used to name a person, place, thing, quality, or action. [e]

Subtopics

  • English irregular nouns [r]: English language nouns whose plural forms do not follow the standard rule of adding an –s to the end. [e]

Linguistics

  • Noun class [r]: System which categorises and marks the nouns of a language according to their meaning, form or pronunciation; commonly known as 'grammatical gender', but many languages have several noun classes. [e]
  • Pronoun [r]: A pro-form that substitutes for a noun (or noun phrase) with or without a determiner, such as you and they in English. [e]
  • Plural [r]: Grammatical form that designates, relates to or composed of more than one member, set, or kind of objects specified. [e]
  • Case [r]: Add brief definition or description
  • Cranberry word [r]: or 'fossilized term', used in morphology to refer to exceptional compound words not built from productive rules, e.g. cranberry (no such thing as *cran-). [e]

Other related topics

Grammar

  • Functional category [r]: Add brief definition or description
  • Grammatical number [r]: Grammatical category of nouns, pronouns, and adjective and verb agreement that expresses count distinctions (such as "one" or "more than one"). [e]
  • Noun class [r]: System which categorises and marks the nouns of a language according to their meaning, form or pronunciation; commonly known as 'grammatical gender', but many languages have several noun classes. [e]

Linguistics

English

  • English spellings [r]: Lists of English words showing pronunciation, and articles about letters. [e]
  • English phonemes [r]: A list of abstract sound units and their various spellings. [e]