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[めい()·()]
meishi
noun

Alternate Written Forms:

[()·ことば()]
nakotoba

English Meaning(s) for 名詞

noun
  1. noun

Definition and Synonyms for 名詞

Noun the word class that can serve as the subject or object of a verb, the object of a preposition, or in apposition
Synonyms: 名詞
Noun a content word that can be used to refer to a person, place, thing, quality, or action
Synonyms: 名詞

Meanings for each kanji in 名詞

name; noted; distinguished; reputation Kanji Details »
part of speech; words; poetry Kanji Details »

Categories 名詞 is a member of

Substantive any word or group of words functioning as a noun
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Content Word a word to which an independent meaning can be assigned
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Major Form Class any of the major parts of speech of traditional grammar
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Sample Sentences for 名詞

Things that modify nouns (adjective, or adjectival equivalent).
It's OK to think of 'five minutes' as a noun phrase, right?
In Esperanto, nouns end with "o". Plurals are formed with the addition of "j".
Suffixes, 1: "-ion" creates nouns that show the meaning of 'action, state, process, results,' and so on.
Write two expressions that are followed by either count or non-count nouns in conversation.

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