General Writing and Grammar Help/Adjective or noun?



The phrase human being.

Would human be counted towards being an adjective to the main noun being or should it be considered 2 nouns with 'being' as the main noun?

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Human being is considered one noun. It is the mammal species of human. Other mammals are animals that suckle.

Human being is one identity. One could simply state "human" and it is exactly the same as "human being."

Human is not an adjective-- it is a noun: person, place, or thing. i.e. "human" is a person/people.

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