There are nine parts of speech in the English language:
8. Articles, determiners, and quantifiers
This chapter examines the correct use of these parts of speech.
A noun is the name of a person, place, thing, or idea. A proper noun, which names a specific person, place, or thing (Kevin, Atlanta, God, English, Jennifer), is usually capitalized. A proper noun used as someone’s name is called a noun of address. The remaining nouns for everything else are called common nouns and are not usually capitalized.
A group of related words can act like a noun within a sentence. This is called a noun clause, and ...