A noun is a part of speech that names a person, place, thing, idea, action or quality. All nouns can be classified into two groups of nouns, either common or proper.
- Proper nouns refer to the individual name of a person, place or thing.
- Common nouns can be divided into: abstract, collective, compound, concrete - countable, concrete - uncountable and verbal.
Types and Examples of Nouns
The chart below includes the various types of proper and common nouns as well as definitions and examples of each type of noun:
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This chart has lots of examples of nouns. If you are looking for more information, YourDictionary also has many articles on the different types of nouns such as Abstract Nouns, Collective Nouns, Compound Nouns and Concrete Nouns. Each of these articles contain more examples.
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