Types of noun with examples



Types of Noun are:

  1. Common Noun,
  2. Proper Noun,
  3. Countable Noun,
  4. Uncountable Noun, 
  5. Concrete Noun,
  6. Abstract Noun,
  7. Compound Noun,
  8. Collective Noun.

find the details of Types of noun with examples.

1.Common Noun:

It indicates generic uses like a girl, boy, Dog, Building, Restaurant.

Examples of Common Noun:

A son offers his father to go library with him.

A Teacher asks students for yesterday’s homework.

2. Proper Noun:

It belongs to a particular name of a person thing etc. it starts with a capital letter in any position in the sentence.

Example of Proper Noun:

Mr. John is on Holiday which is why he is not attending calls.

Miss.Sara is an intelligent student in the class.

Mr. Smith and Sara are proper names.

3. Countable Noun: 

Countable nouns specify the quantity they carry in a singular or plural form, and can be used with a number or a/an before it.

Example of Countable Noun:


 Singular Plural


4. Uncountable Noun:

that Noun can not be counted, mass, liquid, emotions, ideas, wind.

example of uncountable Noun:

Wood, Water, Milk.

5. Concrete Noun:

A concrete Noun is such noun that is tangible, like Books, Tree, humans,

6. Abstract Noun:

like, are uncountable, Such as Hatred, Love, Sea, Grief, Dream, and Friendship.  

Example of Abstract Noun: He loves the chicks passionately, and Mr. Huzaif feels misery after his Mother died.

7. Compound Noun:

It consists of a couple or more word combinations, most compound nouns in English are formed by nouns modified by different nouns or adjectives.

   Noun+Noun    PoliceManPoliceman
  Noun+Noun   DiningTableDining Table
 Verb+Noun Washing MachineWashing machine
  Adjective+               Noun Soft waresoftware

compound noun usually has a definition that is different from the two words.

Several common compound nouns are formed from phrasal verbs (verb + Adverb + or Adverb + verb)

For instance: Breakdown, Outbreak, Cutback, Drive-in, Drop out, feedback, Flyover, Set-back


8. Collective Noun:

Collective nouns are those nouns that consist of no. of a thing or a group of people.

Examples of Collective Nouns:

a, A band of men

b, A cast of actors

c, A blush of boys

d, A colony of gulls

e, A can of soda

f, A jar of Honey

g, A team of players.

Example of Collective Noun: A good team ever focuses on winning,

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