Kinds of Noun
Category : 3rd Class
There are five kinds of noun:
Definition: The name of a particular person, or place, or thing is called proper noun.
In the above given sentences 'Abrahim' is the name of a particular boy, 'Maruti' is the name of a particular car, 'India' is the name of a particular country and the 'Bible' is the name of a particular book. These are proper nouns. Boy, car, country, and book are also nouns, but they are not proper noun.
NOTE : A proper noun always begins with a capital letter.
See the following List of Proper Noun:
Steve Maruti January
India Delhi Sunday
Ramayana Asia Ganga
Definition : Common noun is the name given to a class of people, place, animal orthing.
In the above given sentences doctor indicates a class of person, elephant indicates a class of animal, book indicates a class of thing and field indicates a class of place. So, these are common nouns.
See the following List of Common Noun:
Boy Girl Mother Teacher
Student Brother Parents Nephew
Shop Market City Humans
Definition: Collective noun is the name of a group or collection of persons, animals or things.
In the above given sentences family indicates a group of person, cattle indicates a group of animals, bunch indicates a collection (group) of keys and crowd indicates a group of people. So, these words are collective nouns.
See the following list of Collective Noun:
An army of soldiers A band of musicians
A class of students A gang of thieves / robbers
A crowd of people A flock of sheep
A team of players A bouquet of flowers
A regiment of soldiers A bunches of keys
A bundle of sticks A fleet of ships
A pack of cards A herd of cattle
A shower of rain A pair of shoes
A heap of grass
Definition: Material noun is the name of a substance which can be measured or weighed.
In the above given sentences milk, cloth, tea and iron are the names of substances (materials). They can be measured or weighed. So, these are material nouns.
See the following list of Material Noun:
Gold Silver Rice
Pulse Sugar Copper
Definition: An Abstract Noun is the name of some state, quality, feeling or idea that we can only think or feel but cannot touch or see.
In the above given sentences honesty, ability, pain and information are the names of qualities, states and idea which we can only think of about but cannot touch or see. So, these are Abstract Nouns.
See the following list of Abstract Noun:
Love Success Education
Hate Pain Trouble
Peace Truth Trust
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