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Category:English determiners

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Life moves on, whether we act as cowards or heroes. Life has no other discipline to impose, if we would but realize it, than to accept life unquestioningly. Everything we shut our eyes to, everything we run away from, everything we deny, denigrate or despise, serves to defeat us in the end. What seems nasty, painful, evil, can become a source of beauty, joy, and strength, if faced with an open mind. Every moment is a golden one for him who has the vision to recognize it as such.
Henry Miller
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In English, determiner is a class of words, the members of which mainly function as dependents in noun phrase structure to mark the phrase as definite or indefinite. Words in the determiner class also commonly have other functions. Its core members include articles and other items that fill the same slot as articles but are mutually exclusive with them, such as cardinal numbers.

Note that while this determining function in a noun phrase may be filled by other words, such as pronouns, that does not make those words themselves members of the class of determiners. Thus, ordinals, for example, are adjectives and fractions are nouns.

See also the Wikipedia article on determiners.

Subcategories

This category has the following 2 subcategories, out of 2 total.

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