Category : 6th Class
The name of a person, place or a thing is called noun. For example: Taj Mahal, book, Arun, etc.
1. Proper Noun:
The name given to a particular person, place or thing is a proper noun.
Kolkata is a large city.
Grant is reading the book.
2. Common Noun:
A noun that gives a common name to person, place, animal or thing is called common noun.
? Countable Noun:
Common noun which can be counted is called countable noun.
Girls are going to the school.
There are many flowers on the plant.
? Uncountable (Mass) Noun:
Common noun which cannot be counted is called uncountable noun.
Take a glass of milk.
Water is necessary for life.
3. Collective Noun:
A collective noun is the name of a collection of persons or things taken together as a single unit.
Our team won the match.
Indian army fought bravely.
4. Material Noun:
The noun that is used for the raw substance of which things are made is called material noun.
The glass is made up of steel.
The jewellery is made up of gold.
5. Abstract Noun:
The noun that is used to describe action, state or quality is called abstract noun.
Honesty is the best policy.
Laughter is the best medicine.
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