Unit 10 Grammar

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word that names a person, place, thing, or an idea
shows possetion, owernship, or the general relasionship
Possesive Noun
object that occupies space or that can be recognized by any of the senses
Concrete Noun
names an idea, a quality, or a characteristic
Abstract Noun
name of a particular person, place, thing, or idea
Proper Noun
general not particular name of a person, place, thing, or idea
Common Noun
sometimes considered singular and sometimes plural (rule: singular is a group; plural is an individual member of a group
Collective Noun
takes place of a noun, a group of words acting as a noun, or a pronoun
refers to a specific person or thing by indicating the person speaking
Personal Pronoun
takes the place of the possesive form of a noun
Possesive Pronoun
refers or reflects back, to a noun or pronoun earlier in the sentance
Reflexive Prounoun
adds emphasis to another noun or pronoun in the same sentance
Intensive Pronoun
points out specific nouns
Demonstrative Pronoun
used to form questions
Interrogative Pronoun
used to begin a special subject-verb word group called a subordinate clause
Relative Pronoun
refers to persons, places, or things in a more general way than a noun does
Indefinate Pronoun
words that expresses action or a state of being and is necessary to make a statement
tells what someone or something does
Action Verb
action verb that is followed by a word or words that answers the question "what?" or "whom?"
Transitive Verb
an action verb that is not followed by a word that answers the question "what?" or "whom?"
Intransitive Verb
links or joins the subject of a sentence (often a noun or pronoun) with a word or expression that identifies or describes the subject
Linking Verb
consists of a main verb and all its auxillary, or helping, verbs
Verb Phrase
a word that modifies a noun or pronoun by limiting its meaning; it tells what kind, which one, how many, or how much
the adjectives "a", "an", and "the"; "a" and "an" are called indefinite articles; they can refer to any one of a kind of person, place, or thing; "a" is used before consonant sounds and "an" is used before vowel sounds; "the" is called a definite article; it refers to a specific person, place, or thing
formed from a proper noun and begins with a capital letter
Proper Adjective
a word that modifies a verb, an adjective, or another adverb by making its meaning more specific
used to clarify the relationship between clauses of equal weight in a sentence
Conjunctive Adverb
a word that shows the relashionship of a noun or pronoun to some other word in a sentence
phrases that end with a noun or a pronoun
Object of the Preposition
made up of more than one word
Compound Preposition
a word that joins single words or groups of words
joins words or groups of words that have equal gramatical weight in a sentence
Coordinating Conjunction
work in pairs to join words and groups of words of equal weight in a sentence
Correlative Conjuntion
joins two clauses or ideas in such a way as to make one grammatically dependent upon the other
Subordinating Conjuntion
a word or phrase that expresses emotion or exclamation; an interjection has no grammatical connection to other words