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Activity Discussion Grammar & Vocabulary English Grammar Reply To: English Grammar

  • Anushree

    June 16, 2021 at 5:28 pm
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    Noun in English grammar is defined as a naming word, which is used to name a person, place or a thing. A noun is a part of speech, Nouns can basically be classified into five types:

    1. PROPER NOUN: A proper noun is a special name of a particular person, place or thing. It always begins with a capital letter.

    Ex: Ravi, Sheela, Akbar (Person)

    Delhi, London, Agra (Place)

    Television, Book, Table (Thing)

    2. COMMON NOUN: A common noun is the general ordinary name of a person. Place or a thing.

    Ex: Boy, Girl, Man, Women (Person)

    Village, City, Town (Place)

    Car, Furniture (Thing)

    3. COLLECTIVE NOUN: A collective noun is the name of a group or a collection of similar person.

    Ex: Committee, Fleet, a flock of birds, a group of dancers, a parliament of owl.

    4. ABSTRACT NOUN: An abstract noun is the name of a quality a person or a thing have, action they take or state they find themselves in.

    Ex: Darkness, Kindness, Bravery, Brightness.

    5. MATERIAL NOUN: A material noun is the name of a substance of which a certain thing is made up of.

    Ex: Iron, gold, brass, marble, copper

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