Some articles on nouns, noun, nouns denoting human:
... Carrier nouns are inflected for possession, including the person and number of the possessor ... as well, in some cases, as changes in the noun stem ... Number is marked only on nouns denoting human beings and dogs, and these distinguish only singular and plural ...
Famous quotes containing the words human and/or nouns:
“In the domain of Political Economy, free scientific inquiry meets not merely the same enemies as in all other domains. The peculiar nature of the material it deals with, summons as foes into the field of battle the most violent, mean and malignant passions of the human breast, the Furies of private interest.”
—Karl Marx (18181883)
“Children and savages use only nouns or names of things, which they convert into verbs, and apply to analogous mental acts.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)