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Definition/MeaningWord/Phrase
category of nouns serving as the direct object of a verb accusative , accusative case , objective case
part of speech used to add information to nouns adjective
word class that qualifies nouns adjective
indicator used before nouns beginning with a vowel an
morpheme that occurs only as part of a larger construction; eg an -s at the end of plural nouns bound form , bound morpheme
nouns or pronouns or adjectives (often marked by inflection) related in some way to other words in a sentence case , grammatical case
gender of nouns that apply to either sex common gender
category of nouns serving as the indirect object of a verb dative , dative case
inflection of nouns and pronouns and adjectives in Indo-European languages declension
class of nouns or pronouns or adjectives in Indo-European languages having the same (or very similar) inflectional forms declension
grammatical category in inflected languages governing the agreement between nouns and pronouns and adjectives; in some languages it is quite arbitrary but in Indo-European languages it is usually based on sex or animateness gender , grammatical gender
use of two conjoined nouns instead of a noun and modifier hendiadys
category of nouns serving as the grammatical subject of a verb nominative , nominative case , subject case
grammatical category for the forms of nouns and pronouns and verbs that are used depending on the number of entities involved (singular or dual or plural) number
agreement in number between words in the same grammatical construction (e.g., between adjectives and the nouns they modify) number agreement
list of proper nouns naming persons or places onomasticon
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