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Concrete Nouns


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Concrete Nouns can be sub-divided into four groups.

1. Proper Nouns
2. Common Nouns
3. Collective Nouns
4. Material Nouns


Sample Usage

Examples of Proper Nouns:

Govind,Akbar,John,Delhi,Everest,Africa,Ford(car),Brooke Bond (tea).
These are all names of particular persons, places or things. They are called Proper Nouns. The Proper Noun may be defined as the name of a particular person, place or thing and it begin with a Capital Letter.

Examples of Common Nouns:

boy,king,river,mountain,tree,chair,cow.
These are all names that can be applied to any one of a class of persons, places or things. Such nouns are called Common Nouns.

Examples of Collective Nouns:

a crowd of people, a herd of cattle, a team of players, a flock of sheep, a squadron of aeroplanes.
The words in italics are names of groups of persons or object of the same kind, considered as a single whole. Such a group name is called a Collective Noun.

Examples of Material Nouns:

gold,silver,clay,stone,cotton,wood,iron,wool.
These are names of materials or substances out of which things are made. Such nouns are called Material Nouns.


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