10) Noun and pronoun Inflection

Noun and pronoun inflection

Now that we have some ways to classify the different types of nouns – and their pronoun substitutes – the next thing to do is look at the way they change their spelling to fit certain meanings. This change in spelling is an important concept in grammar known as inflection. Inflections on nouns and pronouns are sometimes also known as declensions and can be broken down into 3 different areas: number, gender and case.

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