The Eight Parts of Speech. Nouns. What is a Noun? . A noun is the name of a person, place, or thing Nouns name both living and nonliving things 2 Kinds of Nouns: Concrete and Abstract Concrete Nouns: you can see and touch them Examples: elephant, desk, pencil
Examples: elephant, desk, pencil
Examples: strength, courage, justice
Compound nouns can be:
Common or Proper Nouns?