Category : 6th Class
A word, which is used to denote the name of anything, that is, a person, place, thing or quality, is called a noun. A noun is also called the naming word.
See the following sentences:
1. Steve and Smith made a desperate attempt together to win the team game.
2. Gir forest is the natural home of lions in India.
3. India is a land of festivals
In the sentence given above Steve and Smith are the names of persons, Lion is an animal, Gir forest is the name of a place, India is the name of a country. These names are Nouns.
(i) All naming words are nouns.
E.g. Names of birds, insects, flowers, fruits, material etc.
(ii) Words denoting feeling of heart and quality or state of human beings are also noun.
E.g. Childhood, Honesty, Poverty, Happiness etc.
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