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The types of nouns are: Singular nouns are words for one person, place, or thing. Plural nouns are words for more than one person, place, or thing. Common nouns are nouns …are words for any person, place, or thing, such as bookkeeper, tent, unicycle, crossroads, month, antelope, city, and innocence. Common nouns are capitalized only when they are the first word of a sentence. Proper nouns are the names of people, places, things, or titles; such as General Eisenhower, the Tower of London, New Year's Day, the Great Depression, the Battle of Gettysburg, or 'War and Peace' by Leo Tolstoy. Proper nouns are always capitalized. Abstract nouns are words for things that you cannot detect with your physical senses; you cannot see, hear, smell, taste, or feel them. An abstract noun is a certain category of things that are known, learned, understood, or felt emotionally. Abstract nouns include tolerance, optimism, hatred, leisure, and gratitude. Concrete nouns are words for things with which you can physically interact, ones you can detect with your physical senses; things that can be seen, heard, smelled, tasted, or touched. Concrete nouns include person, goat, ferry, sunflower, blueberry, game, blouse, knife, snow, and clarinet. Count nouns are nouns for things that can be counted, that have a singular and plural form, for example one hand, two hands; one monkey, a barrel of monkeys; one dollar, five dollars, or a million dollars. Non-count (mass) nouns are things that can't be counted; they are words for substances such as sand, rice, aluminum, oxygen; and some of the abstract nouns such as knowledge, harm, advice, news, or homework. Multiples of non-count substance nouns are expressed as tons of sand and grains of sand, or a sack of rice and a cup of rice. The plural forms of non-count nouns are reserved for 'types of' or 'kinds of', such as two types of rices are brown and basmati. Possessive nouns are words that show that something in the sentence belongs to that noun; possessives are shown by adding an apostrophe -s to the end of the word, or occasionally just an apostrophe for some nouns that already end with -s. Examples of possessive nouns are the child's toys, the teacher's desk, the pie's crust, the elephant's baby, the bus's tire, or the bosses' meeting. Collective nouns are words used to group nouns for people or things. Some examples are a crowd of onlookers, a bouquet of flowers, a herd of cattle, a team of players, a row of houses, or a pod of whales. Compound nouns are nouns made up of two or more words merged into one word with a meaning of its own. There are three types of compound nouns:open spaced: tennis shoe, front door, paint brushhyphenated: mother-in-law, fifty-five, six-packclosed: bathtub, baseball, houseboat Gerunds (verbal nouns) are the present participle of a verb (the -ing word) that functions as a noun; for example 'Walking is good exercise.' Material nouns are words for things that other things are made from. Some examples are flour, milk, concrete, sand, oil, plastic, cotton, fabric, wool, or wood.
No, 'his' is a pronoun. His is a singular, possessive pronoun, a word that takes the place of a noun that belongs to a male; and a singular, possessive adjective that describe…s a noun as belonging to a male.
A noun is a word for a person, place, thing or idea. Types of nouns are: Singular or plural nouns Common or proper nouns Concrete or abstract nouns Possessive nouns Compoun…d nouns
Horse is a singular, common, concrete noun; a word for an animal, a thing.
The word 'who' is not a noun. The word 'who' is a pronoun. The pronoun 'who' is an interrogative pronoun and a relative pronoun. An interrogative pronoun int…roduces a question. The antecedent to the pronoun 'who' is normally the answer to the question. The pronoun 'who' is the subjective form. A relative pronoun introduces a relative clause, a group of words with a subject and a verb but is not a complete thought, is not a complete sentence. A relative clause gives information about its antecedent. Examples: Who gave you this assignment? It was my history teacher. (interrogative pronoun) Ask the teacher who assigned it your question. (relative pronoun) Note: The objective form is 'whom' which normally functions as the object of a preposition. Examples: To whom should I give my completed application? (interrogative pronoun) The one to whom you give your application is the manager. (relative pronoun)
The word "and" is not a noun. The word "and" is a conjunction, a word that joins together sentences, clauses, phrases, or words. Example: Jack and Jill got a buc…ket of water and washed the car. A noun is a word for a person, a place, or a thing. The nouns in the example sentence are: Jack, Jill, bucket, water, car.
The word 'that' is not a noun. The word 'that' is a pronoun, an adjective, an adverb, and a conjunction. The word 'that' is a demonstrative pronoun and a r…elative pronoun. A demonstrative pronoun takes the place of a noun, indicating near or far in place or time. The demonstrative pronouns are: this, that, these, those. Example: Yes, I'll have some of that. A relative pronoun introduces a relative clause, a group of words with a subject and a verb but is not a complete thought, is not a complete sentence. A relative clause 'relates' information about the its antecedent. The relative pronouns are: who, whom, whose, which, that. Example: The shoes that I want are on sale. The word 'that' is an adjective when placed before a noun to describe the noun. Example: Yes, I'll have some of that cake. The word 'that' is an adverb when placed before an adjective to modify the adjective. Example: I haven't gained that much weight! The word 'that' is conjunction when used to join two independent clauses forming a compound sentence. Example: This is the first time that my parents are coming to visit.
I is a pronoun, not a noun; I is a first person, singular, subject pronoun. A pronoun is a word that takes the place of a noun to make a sentence easier to say and write. Exam…ple use: My name is Mary. I live in Texas and I like to go swimming. We use the pronoun because to keep using the name becomes clumsy. Try: My name is Mary. Mary lives in Texas and Mary likes to go swimming. Not so smooth.
The word 'with' is not a noun; 'with' is a preposition introducing a phrase for something accompanying something or going in the same direction as something. Examples: We can… go to the mall with my mother. You must ride a bicycle with the traffic, not against the traffic.
The word 'this' is not a noun. The word this is a pronoun, an adjective, and an adverb. The word 'this' is a demonstrative pronoun, a word that takes the place… of a noun, indicating near or far in place or time. The demonstrative pronouns are: this, that, these, those. Example: This is mother's favorite color. The word 'this' is an adjective when placed before a noun to describe the noun. Example: This color is mother's favorite. The word 'this' is an adverb when placed before an adjective to modify the adjective. Example: I didn't think it would take this long.
The pronoun 'which' is not a noun; the word 'which is an adjective and a pronoun. The adjective 'which' is used just before a noun to describe that noun in a question; for e…xample: Which flavor is your favorite? The pronoun 'which' is an interrogative pronoun, takes the place of a noun to introduce a question; for example: Which is your favorite flavor? The pronoun 'which' is a relative pronoun, a word that introduces a relative clause; for example: My new coat, which was a gift, is made of wool.
No, the word 'you' is not a noun. The word 'you' is a pronoun, the second person, personal pronoun (a word that takes the place of a noun for a specific person or thing). The …pronoun 'you' takes the place of a noun (name) of the person or people spoken to. Examples: John, you are a good friend. All of you will be given a chance to speak. I can help you with that, mother.
The word 'a' is not a noun, the word 'a' is an indefinite article, also called a noun determiner. The article 'a' is placed before a noun starting with a consonant sound (…a boy, a banana) to indicate the noun is a general noun (any boy, any banana). The corresponding indefinite article that is placed before a noun starting with a vowel sound is 'an' (an aunt, an apple). The definite article 'the' is used to indicated a noun for a specific person or thing (the boy, the apple). A noun is a word for a person, a place, or a thing (boy, banana, aunt, apple).
The noun "noun" is a singular, common, concrete noun, a word for a thing.
The word 'he' is not a noun. The word 'he' is a pronoun. A noun is a word for a person, a place, or a thing. A pronoun is a word that takes the place of a noun in …a sentence. The pronoun 'he' is a personal pronoun, a word that takes the place of a noun (name) for a male. The pronoun 'he' is a singular, subjective pronoun, which takes the place of a singular noun for a male as the subject of a sentence or a clause. Examples: Jack bought a new car. He must have a very good job. (the pronoun 'he' takes the place of the noun 'Jack' as the subject of the second sentence) My brother is marrying the woman that he met on line. (the pronoun 'he' takes the place of the noun 'brother' as the subject of the relative clause 'that he met on line') The corresponding singular, personal pronoun that takes the place of a noun for a male as the object of a verb or a preposition is 'him'. Example: My brother is graduating from college. We are so proud of him.
The word 'me' is not a noun. The word 'me' is a pronoun, a personal pronoun. A personal pronoun is a word that takes the place of a noun for a specific person or thi…ng in a sentence. The personal pronoun 'me' takes the place of the noun (name) for the person speaking as the object of a verb or a preposition. Examples: She didn't recognize me with my new hair style. (direct object of the verb 'recognize') Mom made a sandwich for me. (object of the preposition 'for') The corresponding first person, singular, subjective personal pronoun is 'I'. Example: I went to the dentist this morning. (subject of the sentence)
Yes, the word 'typing' is a gerund, a verbal noun; the present participle of the verb to type that functions as a noun. The present participle of the verb also functions a…s an adjective. Examples: Typing is a skill I learned in school. (noun, subject of the sentence) These chemicals are used for blood typing. (noun, object of the preposition 'for') She is typing her essay. (verb) I need to check it for typing errors. (adjective, describes the noun 'errors')