View table of contents for this book View table of contents for LinguaLinksLibrary Go to LinguaLinks home page
 

What is an article?

 

Definition
 

An article is a member of a small class of determiners that identify a noun's

 
Examples (English)
 
  • The definite article the
  • The indefinite article a/an
Generic
  An article is a kind of
 
Sources
 

Crystal 1980 32

 

Hartmann and Stork 1972 18

 

Pei and Gaynor 1954 18

 

Mish 1991 105


Context for this page:

Go to SIL home page This page is an extract from the LinguaLinks Library, Version 5.0 published on CD-ROM by SIL International, 2003. [Ordering information.]

Page content last modified: 5 January 2004

© 2004 SIL International