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NOUNS. Presented by: Almeda , Leny Beniahan , Irene Valerie Garibay , Rodenia Patawang , Marisa. Nouns. A noun refers to or names something, which may be a person, place, thing, idea, animal, quality and a point in time .

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Nouns

NOUNS

Presented by:

Almeda, Leny

Beniahan, Irene Valerie

Garibay, Rodenia

Patawang, Marisa


Nouns1

Nouns

  • A noun refers to or names something, which may be a person, place, thing, idea, animal, quality and a point in time.

  • It is usually define as a word denoting quality or action and functioning in a sentence.

  • The word “noun” is a noun itself.

  • Together with verbs, nouns are the principal elements of a sentence.


Classification of nouns

CLASSIFICATION OF NOUNS

  • Proper Nouns

  • These are names of particular place, person, thing or event.

  • It is always written in capital letters.

  • It can be one word or several words.


Proper nouns

PROPER NOUNS

  • It includes the following:

    A. Names of person, nicknames and titles

    Vincent Cha – ChezEdong

    AbbyMarvinDr. May Ann

    B. Geographical names and locations

    PhilippinesBulacanAbatan

    LuzonMiddle East Singapore


Proper nouns1

PROPER NOUNS

C. Names of buildings and monuments

Rizal MonumentEDSA ShrineManilaPost OfficeRufinoTower

Yap BuildingSandiganbayan

D. Names of days, month and special days

SundayNew Year’s DayOctober

Bataan DayHoly WeekMonday


Proper nouns2

PROPER NOUNS

E. Names of political parties and their members

NacionalistaLiberal PartyKampi

PartidongMasang PilipinoReporma

F. Names of races, nationalities and languages

FrenchFilipinoRed Indians

ChineseAnglo – SaxonSpanish


Proper nouns3

PROPER NOUNS

G. Trade names

Red RibbonToyotaNestle

NokiaShellBench

K. Names of family relationships

TitaLucyUncle Mars

Aunt MylaNinang Olivia


Proper nouns4

PROPER NOUNS

L. Names of period in history, event and document of historic importance

The PreamblePact - of – Biak naBato

Martial LawTreaty of Paris

M. Names of organization, clubs and business firms

San Miguel Corporation

St. Paul Paris Church

Parents Teachers Association


Proper nouns5

PROPER NOUNS

N. Names of ships, airplanes

Philippine Air Lines

British Air Ways

Super Ferry

O. Title of books and journals

Communication skills

IbongAdarna

Noli Me Tangere


Classification of nouns1

CLASSIFICATION OF NOUNS

2. CommonNouns

Identify general categories; refer to person, places, or things in general.

  • It begins in small letters.

    Examples:

    mansoldier jobtheatre

    pencilschoolactor flower


Classification of nouns2

CLASSIFICATION OF NOUNS

3. Concrete Nouns

  • Names of an object or thing that can be recognized by at least one of the senses or one which you can touch, see, hear, smell or taste.

    Examples:

    hammerairplanethunder

    dog gunbicycle

    candylightningbread


Classification of nouns3

CLASSIFICATION OF NOUNS

4. Abstract Nouns

  • Names a quality or an idea that cannot be seen, heard, smelled, tasted or touched.

    democracydutytyranny

    poverty mercytruth


Classification of nouns4

CLASSIFICATION OF NOUNS

5. Collective Nouns

  • Names a collection or group of persons, things, places or animals as a group.

    teamarmycluster

    herdfamilyfleet

    groupflock


Classification of noun s

CLASSIFICATION OF NOUNS

6. Agent Nouns

  • Names that indicates a being or a thing that acts for or in place of another, or one that acts by authority of another.

    adviserattorneydonor


Classification of nouns5

CLASSIFICATION OF NOUNS

7. Diminutive Noun

  • A derivative indicating something small, young, or loved and sometimes belittled.

    bird – birdie

    novel - novelette

    book – booklet


Classification of nouns6

CLASSIFICATION OF NOUNS

8. Mass Noun

  • One that describes concrete objects considered in a mass quantity.

    people nation


Classification of nouns7

CLASSIFICATION OF NOUNS

9. Recipient Noun

  • Indicates one who receives something, one to whom an act is done or upon whom a privilege is conferred.

    granteepayeemortgageeemployee


Classification of nouns8

CLASSIFICATION OF NOUNS

10. Compound Nouns

  • Nouns made up of two or more words made as one.

    Forms of Compound Nouns

  • Closed form - two or more words are combined to form a single word.

    butter + fly - butterfly

    sand + castle - sandcastle

    play + ground - playground

    business + man - businessman


Forms of compound nouns

Forms of Compound Nouns

b. Hyphenated form – a hyphen is placed between two or more words.

sister – in – laweditor – in – chief

governor – generalseven – year – old

c. Open form – two or more words written separately but considered as a single noun.

notary publictrash can


Gender of nouns

GENDER OF NOUNS

1. Masculine

  • A noun that refers to a male.

    abotactor adulterermaster benefactornegro

2. Feminine

  • A noun that refers to a female

    abbessactressadulteressmistress benefactressnegress


Gender of nouns1

Gender of Nouns

Masculine

Lion

Feminine

Lioness


Gender of nouns2

Gender of Nouns

Masculine

wizard

Feminine

witch


Gender of nouns3

Gender of Nouns

Masculine

dog

Feminine

bitch


Gender of nouns4

Gender of Nouns

Masculine

King

Feminine

Queen


Gender of nouns5

Gender of nouns

Masculine

Priest

Feminine

Nun


Gender of nouns6

Gender of nouns

Masculine

Father

Feminine

Mother


Gender of nouns7

Gender of nouns

Masculine

deer

Feminine

doe


Gender of nouns8

Gender of Nouns

Masculine

stallion

Feminine

mare


Gender of nouns9

Gender of Nouns

3. Indeterminate – These nouns signifying either sex.

child sibling babies

dancersstudent parents

reporters teachers singers

engineerslawyersartists


Gender of nouns10

gender of nouns

4. Neuter – Nouns signifying absence of sex.

pencil book tree

hospital schoolknife

chaircave floor

phonefirestick


Number of nouns

Number of Nouns

1. Singular Nouns

2. Plural Nouns

- when a noun mean sonly one.

Examples:

boy

bus

candy

paper

baby

-when a noun means more than one.

Examples:

boys

busses

candies

papers

babies


Nouns

Changing the Form of the Given Noun

  • The plural of nouns is usually formed by adding - sto a singular noun.

    lamp lamps

    catcats

    fork forks

    flower flowers

    pen pens


Changing the form of the given noun

Changing the Form of the Given Noun

b. Nouns ending in s, z, x,sh, and ch form the plural by adding - es.

mossmosses

buzzbuzzes

boxboxes

dishdishes

churchchurches

witch witches

gas gases


Changing the form of the given noun1

Changing the Form of the Given Noun

c. Nouns have their form for both singular and plural

deerdeer

sheepsheep

flockflock


Changing the form of the given noun2

Changing the Form of the Given Noun

d. Some nouns ending in o preceded by a consonant, add – es to the singular form. Others form their plural by adding – s to singular forms.

pianopianos

photophotosmangomangoes


Changing the form of the given noun3

Changing the Form of the Given Noun

e. Noun borrowed from a foreign language keep their foreign plurals.

datumdata

bacteriabacterium

cactuscacti

alumnaalumnae


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