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Kinds of Noun
There are five types of nouns.
1.What is Proper Noun:- A special name of a person, tree, plant, day, month, place, or thing is called a proper noun.
Example:- Ram ,India, Japan,Patna,goa
2.What is Common Noun:- A noun that does not refer to a particular person, animal, place or thing, but refers to the whole species or category, is called a common noun.
Example:- Man,Book,School,Cat,Pen,Capital,River,Ball,Table, Woman,etc.
3.What is Collective Noun:- A noun that refers to a group of people of the same type is called a collective noun.
Example:- Class,Family,Bunch,Team, etc.
4.What is Material Noun:- A noun that refers to a substance or liquid, which is measured or weighed, but not counted, is called a material noun.
Example:- Milk, Oil, Meat, Paper, Sand, Rich.
5.What is Abstract Noun:- Abstract Noun refers to the names of things that can only be thought of, not seen or touched.
Example:- Goodness, Honesty, Beauty, Youth, Friendships, Sweetness.
Modern Classification of the Noun
According to modern grammar, there are three types of nouns.
1.Proper Noun:- A special name of a person, tree, plant, day, month, place, or thing is called a proper noun.
Example:- Lucy, India, America, Himalayas, April, etc.
2.Countable Noun:- Nouns that we can count are called countable nouns.
Example:- Cow, Boy,Room,Village,Road,Class,etc.
3.Uncountable Noun:- Nouns that we cannot count are called uncountable nouns.
Example:- Oil, Milk, Honey, Gold, Silver Love, Honesty.
The noun is divided into two numbers in English grammar.
1.Singular Number:- The word which can denote only one noun is called a singular number.
Examples:- Boy, Cat, Dog, Fox, Etc.
2.Plural Number:- If a word can represent more than one noun, it is called a plural number.
Examples:- Books, Pens, Cats, Dogs, Rats, Etc.
What is Gender:- Gender determining terminology is called gender.
There are four types of gender in English grammar.
1.Masculine Gender:- The word by which the male caste is understood, then it is called Masculine gender.
2.Feminine Gender:- The word which denotes a woman’s caste, is called feminine.
3.Common Gender:- The word which gives a sense of both male and female caste, then it is called common gender.
Example:- Parents, King, Queen, Servant, Maid, Teacher, Student, Thief, Singer, Writer, Guest, Etc.
4.Neuter Gender:- The word that neither makes sense of woman’s caste Nor is there any sense of male caste, then it is called neutral gender.