From Scottish Gaelic Grammar Wiki
Traditionally a noun is seen as a person, place, or thing. Linguistics wise any word that can function as a subject or an object of a clause. Also, be analyzed by number, gender, case, countability.
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- Matthews, P. H. (1997) The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics. Oxford: Oxford University Press.