Let’s learn the Noun in detail!
What is Noun? It is a very common question. In this session, we will discuss the basic concept of the basic English grammar foundation along with,
Let’s explore the Noun!
Let us try to understand what is noun with an example. An old tiger lived in a forest. The forest is really very big & dense and there are many other animals like deer, giraffes, lions, etc. lived.
The tiger was too old that it was not able to catch any animals to eat. The old tiger was very hungry and decided to bring some food from the nearest village.
The beauty of the village is so nice. Minu and Tina live at a small house in the same village and they saw the tiger fearfully and running towards home
Now, try to find out the names here. If we observe, we can see the followings:
These names are known as nouns.
Hence, any name, it may be the name of people or places or things or animals or feelings or ideas are known as nouns.
Noun, this word came from Latin word ‘nomen’ and it means name.
Hence, noun means the name of anything, it may be the name of people, place, things, feelings, ideas, actions, etc. Everything we can see or talk about or feel is represented by a word that is a noun.
Remember “noun” means ‘name’
|Name of people||Minu, Tina (in our example), Rana, teacher, students, Sima, Rabi, etc.|
|Name of any living things||Tiger, deers (in our example), dogs, plants, birds, etc.|
|Name of non-living things||House (in our example), table, chair, pen, pencil, etc.|
|Name of places||Village (in our example), Delhi, Kolkata, India, Asia, Earth, etc.|
|Name of action||Running (in our example), swimming, singing, walking, etc.|
|Name of qualities||Beauty (in our example), honesty, kindness, evil, fear, etc.|
|Name of Ideas||Friendship, development, choice, dreams, etc.|
Based on these above examples, nouns are classified into few groups. However, before learning the types of nouns, we will learn the basics of nouns here.
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A noun is a word that names of person, place, things, feelings, actions, ideas, etc.
The name of people or any living things are nouns. Let’s see the examples,
The name of any place is a noun. Let’s see the examples,
The name of any quality is a noun. There are thousands of examples of the quality of nouns.
Let’s see the examples,
The name of the thing is a noun. Let’s see the examples,
There are so many worksheets for nouns available for practice.
The examples are:
Rumi and Mina are two sisters: Explanation: Rumi & Mina are the names of persons. Sisters mean people. Hence, the followings are nouns:
|‘’My mother’s name is Minu’’, Rinki said||Explanation: The mother refers to a person. Minu and Rinki are the names of the person. Hence, these are nouns.|
|4||I live in Switzerland.||Explanation: Switzerland is the name of a place. Hence, Switzerland is a noun.|
|5||Singing is a great platform to reach people.||Explanation: Singing is the name of the action and people is the name of a group of persons. Hence, singing and people are nouns.|
|6||Honesty is the best policy.||Explanation: Honesty and policy are qualities. Hence, honesty and policy are nouns.|
|7||Friendship can win the heart of people:
||Explanation: Friendship is an idea and people are the name of a group of persons. Hence, friendship and people are nouns.|
What do you think about the understanding of nouns? Is it easy! It’s not only the noun, to learn basic English there is some proven method as well.
Hence, we have learned what is noun, it’s basic along with a lot of examples.