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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Beniahan, Irene Valerie
A. Names of person, nicknames and titles
Vincent Cha – ChezEdong
AbbyMarvinDr. May Ann
B. Geographical names and locations
LuzonMiddle East Singapore
C. Names of buildings and monuments
Rizal MonumentEDSA ShrineManilaPost OfficeRufinoTower
D. Names of days, month and special days
SundayNew Year’s DayOctober
Bataan DayHoly WeekMonday
E. Names of political parties and their members
F. Names of races, nationalities and languages
ChineseAnglo – SaxonSpanish
G. Trade names
K. Names of family relationships
Aunt MylaNinang Olivia
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
N. Names of ships, airplanes
Philippine Air Lines
British Air Ways
O. Title of books and journals
Noli Me Tangere
Identify general categories; refer to person, places, or things in general.
3. Concrete Nouns
4. Abstract Nouns
5. Collective Nouns
6. Agent Nouns
7. Diminutive Noun
bird – birdie
novel - novelette
book – booklet
8. Mass Noun
9. Recipient Noun
10. Compound Nouns
Forms of Compound Nouns
butter + fly - butterfly
sand + castle - sandcastle
play + ground - playground
business + man - businessman
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
abotactor adulterermaster benefactornegro
3. Indeterminate – These nouns signifying either sex.
child sibling babies
reporters teachers singers
4. Neuter – Nouns signifying absence of sex.
pencil book tree
1. Singular Nouns
2. Plural Nouns
- when a noun mean sonly one.
-when a noun means more than one.
Changing the Form of the Given Noun
b. Nouns ending in s, z, x,sh, and ch form the plural by adding - es.
c. Nouns have their form for both singular and plural
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.
e. Noun borrowed from a foreign language keep their foreign plurals.