Noun is a word used to name a person, animal, place or thing.
Types of Noun
- Common Noun
- Proper Noun
- Collective Noun
- Material Noun
- Abstract Noun
Common noun is a name given in general to every person or thing of same kind.
Ex: Boy, Country, Bird
Proper noun is the name of a particular person or place or thing.
Ex: Rahul, India, Peacock
A Collective noun is the name of a group of persons or things taken together and spoken of as a whole or as unit.
Ex: Team, Group, Committee
A Material noun is the name of substance or metal, of which things made of.
Ex: Gold, Wood, Steel
Abstract noun in general refers, the name of quality, action or state. An abstract noun is a type of noun that refers to something with which a person cannot physically interact.
Ex: Beauty, Joy, Childhood, Laughter, Grasp
Apart from these, there are also other two types of nouns
Countable Nouns have both singular and plural form and it can be counted.
Ex: Table, Banana, Rupee
Non Countable Nouns
Non Countable Nouns have only singular form and it cannot be counted.
Ex: Air, Furniture, Petrol