Nouns of Multitude

Nouns of Multitude

Nouns of Multitude When a Collective Noun denotes individual members or things of the group, it is called a Noun of Multitude.   Examples:  Committee, team,  syndicate, faculty, audience, public, company, Congress, orchestra, firm, and Parliament, government, jury, Ministry, army, group, party, crowd, flock, generation, […]

Types of Nouns

Types of Nouns 

Types of Nouns:  Introduction to Types of Nouns: The noun is one of the eight parts of speech and it plays a very significant role in English Grammar. The verb is the first most important part of speech and the noun is the second. In […]

The Noun - Case

The Noun – Case

The Noun – Case The Noun – Case Introduction: A grammatical case indicates the function of nouns and pronouns in regards to their relationship with other words in a sentence.   Noun – Case Definition: The case of a noun tells us about the position […]

Noun Gender

Gender of the Noun

Gender of the Noun: Introduction: The word ‘Gender’ comes from the Latin word ‘genus’ which means ‘kind’ or ‘type’. A Gender is a noun that shows whether the noun is Masculine, Feminine, Common or Neuter. Thus, there are four types of Genders in English Grammar. […]

Singular and Plural Nouns

Singular and Plural Nouns

Singular and Plural Nouns Nouns are the words used as the names of persons, animals, places, things, ideas or events. There are two types of nouns in English Grammar. One refers to the singular noun and the other refers to the plural noun.   These two […]

Possessive Nouns

Possessive Nouns

Possessive Nouns What is a Possessive Noun? When we want to show that something belongs to somebody or something, we use the Possessive Nouns. These nouns can be singular or plural. It is easy to identify a possessive noun as every possessive noun contains an […]

List of Partitives

A list of Partitives

A list of Partitives The Uncountable Nouns are the Nouns that cannot be counted.  But these Nouns can be made countable by the use of partitives.   For example: Gold is an Uncountable Noun.  But we can measure or count it by the use of […]

Appositive

Appositive

Appositive: What is an Appositive?  (A Noun in Apposition) When we use two Nouns or Noun Phrases together to refer to the same person or thing in a clause, the second is said to be an Appositive of the first. So the second Noun or […]

Compound Nouns

Compound Nouns

Compound Nouns:   What are Compound Nouns? Compound nouns are nouns that are made from two or more words. They are combined to create a new meaning.  Each Compound Noun acts as a single unit and can be modified by adjectives and other nouns.  In […]

Countable and Uncountable Nouns

Countable and Uncountable Nouns

Countable and Uncountable Nouns Introduction: A noun, as we know, is a word that refers to a person, a place, a thing, or an event.  Nouns can be classified into many ways. Here we find the classification of Countable and Uncountable Nouns. Countable Nouns are […]

Abstract Nouns

Abstract Nouns

Abstract Nouns: Introduction: An Abstract Noun is the one that names something which we cannot see or touch like friendship, love, youth, death, anger, etc., Since they have no physical existence, we can not see, hear, touch, taste or smell them. We can only feel […]

Collective Nouns

Collective Nouns

Collective Nouns: Definition: When a noun refers to the individuals or things as an undivided single unit, it is called a Collective Noun.    Examples: Class, crowd, bunch, team, flock, herd, army, group, staff, library, pack, nation, committee, etc., It is generally used for a […]

Material Nouns

Material Nouns

Material Nouns   Definition: Material Nouns are the names of materials or substances out of which things are made.  Material nouns are uncountable nouns, we cannot count them as they are in the forms of liquid, semi-liquid or solid.  Examples: gold, silver, coal, sand, clay, […]

Common Nouns

Common Nouns

Common Nouns: Introduction: When a noun refers commonly to any person, place or thing of the same kind or class, we call it a Common Noun. Most of the nouns are Common Nouns and they are different from Proper Nouns. They are not written with […]