Noun – Nouns are words used for people, places, animals or things. There are different types of nouns:
Common Noun – Words common to people, places, animals or things are called common noun. E.g. city, dog, boy are common nouns.
Proper Noun – Name of particular person, place, animal or thing is called proper noun. E.g. New York, John etc. are proper nouns.
Abstract Noun – Words used as noun but for describing something that we cannot see or touch. E.g. beauty, courage, etc. are abstract nouns. The soldiers fought with courage. The word ‘courage’ here is used as a noun, but we cannot see or touch courage.
Singular and Plural Noun – Words for one/single person, place, animal or thing are called singular nouns. Words for two or more persons, animals, places or things are called plural nouns. E.g.
Countable and Uncountable Nouns – Words used for things that can be counted are called countable nouns. E.g. four cows, ten boys, so cow and boy are countable nouns. Words used for things that cannot be counted are called uncountable nouns. E.g. a glass of water, a bottle of juice, hence water and juice are uncountable nouns.
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