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[naun] = /naʊn/

A noun is one of the parts of speech, and a grammatical category. In the following phrases, nouns are printed in bold:

  • The man stopped.
  • John is nice.
  • I hate school.
  • He’s under that table.
  • The dogs are hungry.
  • a lovely afternoon
  • She lives in Mexico.
  • the way to learn a language
  • I have two ideas.
  • the purchase of a book
  • the difficulty of the problem
  • I don’t want to go to this meeting.
  • He is an American.
  • There are two possibilities.
  • I have lost my credit card.

Other parts of speech include verbs, adjectives, and adverbs.