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Nouns

  Noun

   A noun is a word that names a person
   A noun is a word that names a place
   A noun is a word that names a thing
   A noun is a word that names an idea.


Noun
    Names one of the following four items:
  • 1. A PLACE
  • 2. A Thing
  • 3. A Person
  • 4. An idea


Noun examples:
  • 1. person = boy
  • 2. place   = city
  • 3. thing   = sink
  • 4. idea   = democracy


Types of nouns
   Common Noun: a noun that names any person, place or thing. It begins with a lower case letter.

   Examples: snow, state, writer, teacher, month, man, heart


Proper nouns
   Proper nouns name particular persons, places or things. Each important word of a proper noun      begins with a capital letter.

   Examples: Halle Berry, George W. Bush, Ohio, September


Singular noun
   Singular noun names one person, place, thing or idea.

   Examples: cat, dog, shirt, freedom, school


Plural Nouns
   Plural noun: names more than one person, place, thing or idea. You can make most nouns plural by     adding "s" or "es" to the end of the words.

    Examples: dogs, cats, horses, shirts, foxes, liberties