In the sentence "He heard him muttering" Is muttering a noun?
In the phrase "Half-opened eyes" Is half-opened a noun?
In the phrase "rising poet" Could this be considered a compound noun as "dancing shoes", or is rising a noun functioning as an adjective to poet?
Thank you. Fidelina
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