1) Noun

A noun is a word used to identify any of a class to people, places, or thing animals, objects, substances, states, events and feelings.

Nouns can be a subject or an object of a verb, can be modified by an adjective and can take an article or determiner.

There are six distinct groups of nouns.

1) Common Nouns

It is a word that speaks of something only in a general way like books, person. Common Nouns can be written in singular form or plural.

Common Nouns are not capitalised.

2) Proper Nouns

Proper Nouns name a very specific person, place or a thing. Proper Nouns always begin with a capital letter. For Example : Madam Curie, Steve Jobs, London.

3) Concrete Nouns

Concrete Nouns is something that appeals to our senses. Any noun that we can experience or identify through one of our five senses (taste, touch, smell, see & hear)

For instance: Doughnut, Trees, Animals.

4) Abstract Nouns

On the contrary, Abstract Noun is a noun which cannot be identified by our five senses.

For Example: Intelligence, Stupidity, Anger

5) Collective Nouns

Collective Nouns are words used to name people, places and things in terms of Unit. They are naming words used for many animals, things, person and places taken together as units. For Instance: class, flock, herd & family etc.


6) Compound Nouns

New words can be formed by combining two or more words, thus creating a compound word.

For Example: Well-being, already

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