OUN: – A noun is a word that names either a person, place or thing. Of all the parts of speech, nouns are perhaps the most important. A tried and true definition for a “noun” is person, place or thing.
EXAMPLE: – ALBERT EINSTIEN (person), DISNEYLAND (place), SHOES (thing).Some more examples: – When we first start to learn the parts of speech, identifying nouns could be a little hard. Here are some noun examples to help you get started in identifying them. The nouns in each sentence have been Arial black.
• Person – Krishna started to run. -My mother gave me food.• Animal – Elephants went deep in forest.-We saw Lion in a cage.• Places – Harvard and Yale are two famous universities.- Delhi is capital of our country.• Things – Use pen to fill form.TYPES OF NOUN: – There are several different types of nouns.
Some are listed below and described-1. COMMON NOUN2. PROPER NOUN3. CONCRETE NOUN4.
ABSTRACT NOUN5. COLLECTIVE NOUNS6. COUNT AND MASS NOUNS1. COMMON NOUN: – A common noun is a noun where that refers to people or things in general.
Example: – Country, State, Girl, Day etc.2. PROPER NOUN: – A proper noun is a noun that refers to specific entities.
In written English, proper nouns begin with capital letters. E.g.:- ASIA, Riya, Saturday.
3. CONCRETE NOUN: – Concrete nouns are nouns that can be smelled, touched, seen, felt or tasted. E.g.:- chair, lion, tomato.
4. ABSTRACT NOUN: – An abstract noun is a noun which refers to ideas, qualities, and conditions – things that cannot be seen or touched and things which have no physical reality. E.
g.:- happiness, sad, anger, humor.5. COLLECTIVE NOUNS: – Collective nouns refers to group of people or things. E.g.
– audience, herd, government, team etc. Most collective nouns are treated as singular, with a singular person.6. COUNT AND MASS NOUNS: – Nouns can either be countable or uncountable. Countable nouns are those that can be counted. Uncountable or mass nouns are those that cannot be counted. E.g.
: – (Count nouns) There is a bike in the garage. (Mass nouns) That garage full of clutter.