Sunday, 11 December 2011

What is NOUN???

Noun  --->    word that refers to a person, thing or abstract idea.

It can tell you who or what.

There are numerous types of nouns which can be divided to:-
·         Common nouns such as cat, bicycle, desk etc.
·         Nouns that refer to things which can be counted (can be singular or plural) are known as countable nouns.
·         Nouns that refer to some groups of countable nouns, substances, feelings and types of activity (can only be singular) are categorized as uncountable nouns.
·         Nouns which belong to a group of people or things are referred as collective nouns.
·         Nouns that refer to people, organizations or places are called proper nouns. These proper nouns are the only nouns which are capitalized.
·         Nouns that are made up by joining two or more words are called compound nouns.
·         Nouns which are formed from a verb by adding -ing are called gerunds.

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