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Nouns: Learn all about what is a noun, the different types of nouns in English, functions of nouns and examples of nouns in this article.


  • A noun is a term that designates a specific entity, such as a person, place, thing, event, or quality.
  • Nouns are the fundamental units of sentences and can be used to form more detailed words.
  • There are three genders: neuter, female, and male.
  • Articles, suffixes, and prefixes can all be used to change nouns (un-, de-, anti-).

Examples of Nouns:

  • People – Rahul, Sheela, Man, Person, Tommy, Women, Girl, The Prime Minister
  • Places – Bangalore, India, Mexico, North Pole, South Africa, The Nile River, Classroom, Bedroom, Basketball Court, Cricket Ground, Swimming Pool
  • Animals/Birds/Aquatic Animals/Reptiles – Lion, Zebra, Snake, Ostrich, Flamingo, Bear, Cat, Fish, Shark
  • Ideas – Evolution, Invention, Extinction, Argument, Destruction
  • Objects/Things – Bat, Cycle, Curtains, Paper, Bag, Blackboard, Cupboard

Noun - The Naming Words


Nouns with names

Ram and Seetha

Nouns with Birds and Animals

Parrot and Kangaroo

Nouns with names of objects


Nouns with names of Places


Nouns with names of fruits and flowers

Banana and Sunflower

Nouns with Names

  • Personal names are typically nouns because they represent unique individuals.
  • Personal names are also regarded as special because they signify an individual's identity and place in the world.
  • They provide information about who you are and where you come from.

For Example,

  • John
  • Mary
  • Jacks
  • Jill
  • Harry

Nouns with Birds and Animals:

  • we say, "I saw an animal," as opposed to actually referring to a specific animal.
  • Because all birds of a species have characteristics like feathers and a strong beak, they are frequently categorized as belonging to the same species.
  • As a result of that it is a particular name, "animals" is a noun.

For Example,

  • Butterflies
  • Nightingale
  • Owls
  • Dogs
  • Tiger
What is a collective noun for birds

Nouns with Names of Objects:

  • An object is anything that has physical form, such as a chair or a table.
  • It can also refer to any possession that you have, be it something tangible like jewellery or an appliance, or something less tangible like happiness or love.
  • The object usually follows the verb and is a noun group or pronoun.
  • For instance, the phrase "I've promised the children new bicycles" has two objects: the direct object, "new bicycles," and the indirect object, "the children."
  • synonyms and words that are similar. various word, phrase, and sentence types.

For example,

  • Chair
  • Table
  • Furniture
  • Computer
  • Laptop
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Nouns with Names of Places:

  • A place is a noun that designates a space or a place,  
  • A specific location, region, or portion of a surface, especially one that is occupied by someone or something.
  • It can be either inanimate (like a room, house, or store) or animated (like a city, state or country).

For Example,

  • Tripura
  • Hong Kong
  • Classroom
  • Airport
  • Station

Noun with Items

An item is a piece of news, a unit, an article, or slang for a piece of gossip. A carton of milk is an example of an object.

An item consists of two people who are a pair.

  • A sentence with a specific legal or other significance;
  • A distinct detail in an account.
  • These include a table, book, pizza, pen, flower, ring, and many more.

Categories of Nouns

There are different categories of nouns, including proper, common, abstract, and concrete nouns.

A noun is a term that identifies a specific person, location, animal, item, or concept.

1. Common Noun:

Most nouns are common nouns. Common nouns, such as chair or dog, are used to refer to persons, places, and objects in general. A common noun is any noun that is not a name.


  • teacher, vehicle, music, risk, and receipt
  • Do you recognise my dog?
  • Your workstation is where the books are.
  • The effort to find happiness.

2. Proper Noun:

Proper nouns are the names of individuals, places, or organisations. A proper noun is your name. A proper noun is "London." A proper noun is "United Nations."

Proper nouns must always begin in capital letters.

Jane, Thailand, Sunday, James Bond, Albert Einstein, Superman, Game of Thrones, and Shakespeare are other examples.


  • I'd like to introduce Mary to you.
  • Rome serves as Italy's capital.
  • He oversees the British Broadcasting Corporation as its chairman.
  • In November, I was born.

3. Concrete Noun:

Concrete nouns are tangible objects you can touch.

Examples include a man, a head of rice, a car, furniture, and a cellphone.

  • In the universe, how many stars are there?
  • I don’t have a cell phone.
  • Fill the drain with water.

4. Abstract Noun:

Concrete Nouns Contrary to concrete nouns are abstract nouns. They are items you are not allowed to touch. Ideas, concepts, and sentiments are abstract nouns.


  • joy, bravery, peril, and truth
  • He is quite powerful.
  • It remains a mystery as to who killed President Kennedy.
  • Telling the truth requires bravery sometimes.
  • Their existence was miserable.


We have now finished our discussion of the significance of nouns and names in language. Knowing the rules will make it easier for you to use good grammar. The key element in a sentence is the nouns. Nouns are used to describe the individuals, objects, ideas, and other components of our environment. They act as the language's building blocks. The most significant of the many speech elements may be nouns.

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