1. A noun is the name of a person, place, or thing.
2. Nouns are divided into five different kinds : --
A Proper Noun is the name of a particular person,
place, or thing.
eg : John ( person ) ; Palm
Beach County ( place ) ; The Chinese ( people
Books ( thing )
A Common Noun is a name that can be given
to any person or thing of the same kind.
eg : Man, boy, table, dog
A Collective Noun is singular in
form though denoting more than one.
eg : Herd, army, flock.
A Material Noun is the name of a substance
eg : Milk, iron, wood.
An Abstract noun is the name of a quality.
eg : Love, truth, color.