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Noun

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Noun


Noun Definition:- Noun is the name of person, place, animal or thing.
Ex. Pramod, Chhaya, cow, dog, table, etc.

Kinds of Noun


1. Proper Noun- Particular name of any person or thing is known as proper noun.

Ex.  Manoj, Lucknow, Preeti, Laxmi Nagar, etc.

2. Common Noun- Common name given to every person or thing of the same class is to be considered as common noun.

Ex. Boy, girl, buffalo, school, book, etc.

3. Collective Noun- A noun which is taken together as one whole is to be considered as collective noun.

Ex. Army, jury, committee, class, etc.

4. Material Noun- It is used to denote the materials.

Ex. Copper, tea, gold, water, silver, etc.

5. Abstract Noun- It is usually the name of quality, action or state.

Ex. Wisdom, pride, honesty, illness, bravery, etc.


SPECIAL RULES OF NOUN

Nouns which are always used as a singular.

Advice, bread, butter, chalk, dirt, dust, electricity, food, furniture, health, baggage, luggage, scenery, poetry, music, etc.

I saw beautiful scenery in Ludhiana.

He likes the poetry of Keats.

Nouns look like plural but act singularly.

News, summons, economics, politics, statics, ethics, mathematics, physics, civics, etc.

The news is not true.

Mathematics is my favourite subject.

Nouns look like plural and always act as a plural way.

Alms, clothes, spectacles, shorts, pyjamas, tools, binoculars, pincers, thanks, cards, stairs, tongs, earnings, riches, savings, etc.


Your trousers are torn.

His goggles are not good.

Nouns look like singular but always act as plural way.

cattle, police, poultry, cavalry, infantry, clergy, etc.


The cattle are grazing in the field.

The police have arrested the thief.

Some nouns like dozen, score, hundred, thousand, million, billion, weight, etc are used as singular and plural way.
I have bought three dozen pens.

Thousands of people were there out of the hospital.

EXERCISE

1. (1) The Indian team

    (2) defeated the

    (3) Pakistani’s

    (4) by an inning.

    (5) No error

2. (1) Raju left

    (2) his luggage

    (3) at the

    (4) railway station.

    (5) No error

3. (1) I handed

    (2) over a two

    (3) thousand rupees note

    (4) to the shopkeeper.

    (5) No error

4. (1) Recently I visited

    (2) Shimla and

    (3) found the sceneries

    (4) to be marvellous.

    (5) No error

5. (1) All

    (2) the furnitures have been

    (3) sent to

    (4) the customer’s house.

    (5) No error

ANSWER:-

1. (4) Use ‘innings’ instead of ‘inning’

2. (2) Use ‘luggage’ instead of ‘luggages’

3. (3) Use ‘rupee’ instead of ‘rupees’

4. (3) Use ‘scenery’ instead of ‘sceneries’

5. (2) Use ‘furniture’ instead of ‘furnitures’

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