A noun is a word denoting a Person, place, animal, thing or abstract idea.
- America is the powerful country in the world.
- Philosophy is of little comfort to the starving.
Types of noun
Proper noun - Proper Noun is a special word that represents the name of a specific person, place or organization. The names of days, historical documents, religions, their holy texts are Proper Noun.
- Many people dread Monday morning.
- Bhagat singh was a great patriot.
- David Garrick was a very prominent eighteenth-century actor.
Common noun- A common Noun is a noun referring to a person, place or thing in general sense. It denotes a group or collection of similar thing.
- Many childcare workers are underpaid.
- According to the sign, the nearest town is 60 miles away.
- All the gardens in the neighborhood were invaded by beetles this summer.
Abstract Noun- an Abstract Noun is a noun which names anything which we cannot perceive through your five physical senses. We cannot see , hear smell or taste an Abstract Noun.
- Many people do not believe that truths are self-evident.
- Buying the fire extinguisher was an afterthought.
- He was very mischievous in his childhood.
Concrete Noun- Concrete Noun is a Noun which names anything that we can perceive through our physical senses like touch, sight, taste, hearing or Smell. It is the opposite of an Abstract Noun.
- I saw a dog at the beach which spends hours chasing waves.
- The LIC agent urged the couple to buy the new health policy.
Collective Noun- A collective noun is a noun naming a group of things, animals, or persons. You could count the individual members of the group, but you usually think of the group as a whole is generally as one unit.
- The steering committee meets every Wednesday afternoon.
- The Class was startled by the bursting light bulb.
- The Jury is dining on take-out chicken tonight.
Material Noun- Material noun is a noun which denotes matter or substance of which a thing is made or an ingredient of an alloy.
- Iron is very hard metal.
- Diamond is more precious than gold.
- This chair is made of wood.
Countable Noun- Countable Noun is a Noun with both a singular and plural form and it indicates something that you can count.
- We painted the table red and chair black.
- The Oak tree lost its branches in the hurricane.
Uncountable Noun- a Non-Countable Noun (or Mass noun) is a Noun which refers to something that you could not usually count.
- Joseph Priestly discovered Oxygen.
- Water is an essential to human life.
Some Examples of Countable and Uncountable Noun
- This Film is based on the culture of Rajasthan.
- There were few people on the road
- A number of questions arose at the discussion.
- Each question in the paper carries one mark.
- She got enough pens for the Exams.
- Oxygen is essential for Human life.
- Now the time is over for the offer.
- He takes other’s advice for final results.
- There’s little hope that he will survive.
- Most of the time he is not at home.