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references for Grammar Glossary entry: “noun”

• The following sections of A Comprehensive Grammar of The English Language (Randolph Quirk, Sidney Greenbaum, Geoffrey Leech, Jan Svartik, Longman, London & New York, 1985) was consulted in preparing this entry:

Word classes in relation to meaning

§2.43,  74-75

Noun classes: count, noncount, and proper nouns

§5.2,  245-246

Concrete and abstract nouns

§5.3  247

Nouns with dual class membership

§5.4  247-248

Proper nouns

§5.60  288

re “note 1” in “noun” entry: the two quoted phrases are found on page 246 of “A Comprehensive Grammar of The English Language”