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AnushreeMemberJune 16, 2021 at 5:28 pm::
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