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indefinite article

 
pronunciation:
In de f niht ar tih kl
part of speech: noun
definition: either of the articles "a" or "an" in English grammar. These articles do not restrict the noun to a particular person, place or thing. In the sentence, "A dog ran into my yard," the indefinite article "a" is used to show that it could have been any dog, and that a particular dog is not being named.
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