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 Definition Linguistic item with grammatical properties such as countability, case, gender and number; has a distinct syntactic function (e.g. acting as subject or object in a clause), and used to name a person, place, thing, quality, or action. [d] [e]
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Nouns and pronouns

Languages typically further subdivide nouns into noun classes to some degree. This phenomenon is only peripheral in English, seen in the distinction between pronouns in the third person singular; is this correct? I doubt whether pronouns are considered to be just a subcategory of nouns. See for example [1] Stefan Olejniczak 08:26, 18 September 2011 (UTC)

Not very clear, is it? I think what it means is that different pronouns are used to refer to nouns of different classes. Peter Jackson 13:06, 18 September 2011 (UTC)
Yes, so this should be put otherwise. The text now makes the impression as if pronouns were a kind of nouns, which is wrong I guess. Stefan Olejniczak 18:55, 18 September 2011 (UTC)