Nouns are important in constructing a sentence. They are a part of speech. Without a noun, the sentence will not be complete.

Let us start discussing NOUNS.

A noun is a word that refers to a place, thing, idea, or person. A sentence contains one or more nouns. They act as a subject, adjective, or verb in a sentence.


  1. The cat ran into the house.
  2. The doctors are always in the hospital for the patients.
  3. September is my birth month.
  4. Milk is beneficial for babies.
  5. Pencil is a requirement for Grade 1 students.

We should take note that there are 10 types of nouns.

The following are the types of nouns and their examples:

1. Common Noun – not specific; places, things, ideas, or people


  • The supermarket is crowded today.
  • My religion is not famous, unlike the others.

2. Proper Noun – specific; places, things, ideas, or people


  • Kuala Lumpur has a lot of tourist spots.
  • Mark Zuckerberg is known as one of the richest men in the world.

3. Abstract Noun – cannot be perceived by the five senses (see, hear, taste, touch, and smell)


  • Pride ruins everything in a relationship.
  • Love moves in mysterious ways and surprises us.

4. Concrete Noun – can be perceived by the five senses (see, hear, taste, touch, and smell)


  • The door is brown.
  • The flower smells like perfume.

5. Countable Noun – can be counted


  • I want to pick up the ripe mangoes I ordered yesterday.
  • My father has five sisters.

6. Uncountable Noun – cannot be counted


  • Music relieves a broken soul.
  • I put the rice on the table.

7. Compound Noun – made up of two or more connected words


  • My family will eat seafood for dinner.
  • The textbook has a stain on its back.

8. Collective Noun – a group of things as a whole (children, team, etc.)


  • The flock moves to the other side of the river.
  • The audience did not respond to the hosts tonight.

9. Singular Noun – one place, thing, idea, or person


  • The dog ate the meat on the floor.
  • The tree withered on its own.

10. Plural Noun – more than one place, thing, idea, or people


  • The kids did not say goodbye to their grandparents.
  • I want to eat apples

Another thing to remember is that nouns can be direct or indirect objects, phrases in sentences, and subjects.

Do not get confused between a noun and a pronoun. A pronoun refers to someone or something like he, she, I, etc. It will be discussed in another article.

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