Do you capitalize the cardinal directions?
- When talking about a general direction, the word is often not capitalised, example: the north side of the house.
- Place names are capitalised: East Sussex, West Virginia, South Africa.
- In other cases, adjectives and nouns normally begin with small letters: Go south for three miles, then go east for another three miles. There is a cold north wind.
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Cardinal directions are north, south, east, and west. Intermediatedirections are northwest, northeast, southwest, and southeast
north, east, south, west
north south east west
intermediate directions are the right and left bottom sides on a compass rose
They are capitalized when they are used as proper nouns or names, as in North America, or the Southeastern Theatre Conference. When used to give directions, they remain low…ercase: Go east for two blocks, then southwest for half a mile. The building is in the northern corner of the westernmost block.
False points are the directions between cardinal and intermediate directions. They are NNE, ENE, ESE, SSE, SSW, WSW, WNW, and NNW.
North, south, east, and west
Basically, directions are not capitalized. Capitalize directions when they designate geographical parts of the country, region or city or when used as part of proper names to …designate a world division. Do not capitalize when used to indicate parts of states or provinces. Examples: The car headed midwest. Martha went to Midwest Australia. Martha went to midwest Cagayan.
north, south, east, west, northeast, northwest, southeast, southwest,northnortheast, northnorthwest, southsoutheast, southsouthwest, eastnortheast, westnorthwest, eastsoutheas…t, westsouthwest
No, except at the beginning of a sentence because it is n ot a proper n ou n.
There are four cardinal directions -North -East -South -West The directions between the cardinal directions are called intermediate directions -The direction between North an…d East is called North-East -The direction between South and East is called South-East -The direction between South and West is called South-West -The direction between North and West is called North-West -RAD
The four cardinal directions are referred to as cardinal because they are the four main origin directions. if you look up the word cardinal in the dictionary one of the defini…tions is as follows... 1. of prime importance; chief; principal: of cardinal significance.
In Business & Finance
The money spend on buying direct equipment to start a business is called DIRECT Capitalization.
In Punctuation and Capitalization
According to Webster's New Essential Writer's Companion, you should not capitalize the cardinal directions or compass points, north, south, east and west. However, if you are …referencing a particular part of the world, like the Middle East, or in the US, the East Coast, those should be capitalized. e.g., I live in the South, now. Turn left down my street, and I'm on the west side of the road.
They're called "ordinal directions": northeast, southeast, southwest, and northwest.
In History of the United States
The different between cardinal and intermediate directions is cardinal is North , South , East, and west.Intermediate is Northeast,Southeast,Southwest,and Northwest.