What is a noun?

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2020-04-08 20:22:28

A word used as the name of a person, place, thing, or idea

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Leah Michelle Bailey
2020-04-02 00:12:18

A adverb is a person,place,thing,and animal.

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Rose Aloor
2020-03-05 07:22:52


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2018-03-20 02:58:04

A noun is a word for a person, place, thing or an abstract


A common noun is a general word for any person,

place, thing, or idea.


person: girl, shopkeeper, truck driver, sculptor, teacher,

uncle, musician

place: continent, ocean, country, state,

mountain range, wildlife preserve, park

thing: dog, cookie, computer, water, shoes,

banana, street, moth, skyscraper

abstract idea: happiness, fun, forgiveness, hatred,

independence, knowledge

A proper noun is the name of a person, place,

thing, or a title. Proper nouns always have the first letter of

each word capitalized.


person: Ben, Mike, Helen, Josie, Abraham

Lincoln, Cleopatra, Marge Simpson

place: Melbourne, Mexico, Gold Coast, the Rocky

Mountains, the Nile Delta

thing: The Golden Gate Bridge, Mount Everest,

Eiffel Tower, Queen Mary 2, Oreo Cookie

title: Mayor of Cincinnati, War and Peace by Tolstoy,

"Let It Be" (Beatles), Magna Carta (1215)

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