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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 – Chez Edong

    AbbyMarvin Dr. May Ann

    B. Geographical names and locations

    PhilippinesBulacanAbatan

    Luzon Middle East Singapore


Proper nouns1
PROPER NOUNS

C. Names of buildings and monuments

Rizal Monument EDSA ShrineManilaPost Office RufinoTower

Yap Building Sandiganbayan

D. Names of days, month and special days

Sunday New Year’s Day October

Bataan Day Holy Week Monday


Proper nouns2
PROPER NOUNS

E. Names of political parties and their members

Nacionalista Liberal Party Kampi

PartidongMasang Pilipino Reporma

F. Names of races, nationalities and languages

French Filipino Red Indians

Chinese Anglo – Saxon Spanish


Proper nouns3
PROPER NOUNS

G. Trade names

Red Ribbon Toyota Nestle

Nokia Shell Bench

K. Names of family relationships

TitaLucy Uncle Mars

Aunt MylaNinang Olivia


Proper nouns4
PROPER NOUNS

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

The Preamble Pact - of – Biak naBato

Martial Law Treaty 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:

    man soldier job theatre

    pencil school actor 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:

    hammer airplane thunder

    dog gun bicycle

    candy lightning bread


Classification of nouns3
CLASSIFICATION OF NOUNS

4. Abstract Nouns

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

    democracy duty tyranny

    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.

    team army cluster

    herd family fleet

    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.

    adviser attorneydonor


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 – law editor – in – chief

governor – general seven – year – old

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

notary public trash 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 school knife

chair cave floor

phone firestick


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


Changing the Form of the Given Noun

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

    lamp  lamps

    cat cats

    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.

moss mosses

buzz buzzes

box boxes

dish dishes

church churches

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

deer deer

sheep sheep

flock flock


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.

piano pianos

photophotos mango mangoes


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.

datum data

bacteria bacterium

cactus cacti

alumna alumnae


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