Determiners (What’s The Determiner Word Class?)

A determiner is a modifying word that determines how a noun or noun group is referred to.

Determiners are used in the formation of noun phrases (noun phrases are phrases that grammatically function as nouns within sentences).

Many words can be used as both determiners and pronouns (e.g., “This book” / “This is cool.”)

Determiners can be used in certain combinations, such as all the world.

Examples of Determiners:

  1. A
  2. All
  3. An
  4. Couple of
  5. Every
  6. Many
  7. My
  8. One
  9. Some
  10. That
  11. The
  12. This
  13. Two
  14. Various
  15. Which
  16. Whose

Sources:

  1. https://www.google.com/search?q=determiner+definition
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/English_grammar#Determiners

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  1. Bill

    “Determiners” English grammar page now up.

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