Types Of Nouns and Examples in English

Types Of Nouns and Examples in English


Types Of Nouns and Examples in English

1. Common Noun

Nonspecific people, places, things or ideas

Man, city, religion etc…

2. Proper Noun

Specific people, places, things…


Albert Einstein, London etc…

3. Abstract Noun

Something that you can not perceive with your five senses

Belief, love, pride, happiness etc…

4. Concrete Noun

Something that you can perceive with your five senses


Apple, lion, eyes, flower etc…

5. Countable Noun

Can be counted

Pencil/pencils, apple/apples, train, clock etc…

6. Uncountable Noun

Cannot be counted

Milk, music, food, water, snow, rice etc…

7. Compound Noun

Made up of two or more smaller words

Textbook, snowball, seafood, sunflower

8. Collective Noun

Refer to a group of things as one whole

Bunch, audience, flock, group, family

9. Singular Noun

Refer to one person, place things, or idea

Cat, dog, ship, monkey, hero etc…

10. Plural Noun

Refer to more than one person, place things, or idea

Dogs, cats, ships, babies etc..