NOUN & ITS KINDS. Submitted By : Upasna Aneja “ Aruna Asif Ali School” Tuglakabad Extn . A noun is the name of a person, place or thing. For example Meera (name of person) Kerala (name of place) Table (name of thing) Poverty (name of quality). Classification of nouns Common nouns
Submitted By : UpasnaAneja
“ArunaAsif Ali School” TuglakabadExtn.
Meera (name of person)
Kerala (name of place)
Table (name of thing)
Poverty (name of quality)
A common noun is a name given in common to every person, place, animal or thing of the same kind or class.
For example – boy, girl, town, city, cat, dog, bat, ball etc.
A proper noun is the name of a particular person, place, animal or thing.
For example – TajMahal, APJ Abdul Kalam, India etc.
A collective noun is the name given to a collection of persons or things of the same kind.
For example – crowd, mob, team, army, jury, fleet, family, committee etc.
Abstract noun is the name given to a quality, state, action or feeling.
For example – goodness, kindness, honesty, wisdom, laughter, childhood, slavery, poverty etc.
A material noun is the name of a material or substance.
For example – silver, gold, wood, water, mud etc.
Point out the nouns in the following sentences & say whether they are proper, common, collective or abstract noun.