What is a noun phrase in linguistics? Can it be a single pronoun? Can it be a noun preceded by an article and an adjective?
A noun phrase is any word or group of words based on a noun or pronoun (without a verb) that can function as a unit in a sentence.
A noun phrase can be one word or many words.
A noun phrase can include an article or an adjective.
She is nice.
She is my friend.
The board meeting is at two.
I'll be at the board meeting from two to four.
I brought some of my mother's homemade cookies.
My mother's homemade cookies are very popular.