English grammar use of the indefinite article

The indefinite article is used----

In its original numerical sense of one; as,
            Twelve inches make a foot.
            Not a word was said.
            A word to the wise is sufficient.
            A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.

In the vague sense of a certain; as,
            A kishore (= a certain person named kishore kumar) is suspected by the police. One evening a beggar came to my door.

In the sense of any, to single out an individual as the representative of a class; as,

            A pupil should obey his teacher.
            A cow is a useful animal.

To make a common noun of a proper noun; as
            A Daniel come to judgment ! ( a Daniel= a very wise man)

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