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

Common noun is a name given in general to every person or thing of same kind.
Ex: Boy, Country, Bird


Proper Noun

Proper noun is the name of a particular person or place or thing.
Ex: Rahul, India, Peacock


Collective Noun

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


Material Noun

A Material noun is the name of substance or metal, of which things made of.
Ex: Gold, Wood, Steel


Abstract Noun

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

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


Rules for nouns.

Rules for using Apostrophe