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NOUN


NOUN | ENGLISH GRAMMAR RULES AND USAGE

Noun

A noun is commonly defined as the name of an idea, emotion, person, place or anything that we can imagine, see, taste, hear, touch, or smell.

Noun examples:    

1. Akbar was a brave king.

2. Hira is a beautiful girl.

3. Kitty loves her cat very much.

4. Obama is a fast bowler.

5. Paris is a city of flowers, parks, gardens, and squares.

Types of nouns:

Nouns are categorized into two types:

1. Common nouns

2. Proper nouns

1. Common nouns

THE Common noun is a name of a thing that is not given to any specific person, place, or thing.

Example:

Flowers are symbol of beauty.

Here, flower is a common noun.

Proper noun:

Name of a particular or specific person, place or thing is named as a proper noun.

Example:

Ayesha is a beautiful girl.

Nouns are categorized as “countable noun” and “uncountable noun”.

Countable noun

Countable nouns are those which can be counted.

Example:

  • Pen
  • Pencil
  • Apple
  • Sister
  • Brother

Uncountable noun:

Uncountable nouns are those which cannot be counted.

Example

  • Milk
  • Oil
  • Sugar
  • Gold

Note: Countable nouns have plural forms while uncountable nouns don’t.

Special classes of noun:

1. Abstract noun

2. Collective noun

3. Concrete noun

Abstract noun:

Abstract noun is a name of quality, action, or state.

Example: idea, integrity, love, friendship, democracy, beauty, goodness, darkness, brightness, childhood, knowledge are examples of abstract nouns.

Collective noun:

The collective noun is a single noun which is used to represent a number of things together.

Example:

Jury, family, herd, parliament, committee, crowd

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