1. NOUN and its Basic Types
A noun is a word that names a Person (man/carpenter/ Mr.Satish), Place (river/ Delhi/ home), Thing (plant/ car/ bird), Activity/Process (swimming/ song/ sports), idea/concept (theory / plan / justice), or emotions (love/ fear/ anger) Noun as Subject and Subject Complement: Sonia1 is a teacher2 [1: subject, 2: subject complement] Noun as Objects: Pass me the salad. [1: direct object; 2: indirect object] Noun as Object Complement: The jury declared the culprit a convict. [1: direct object, 2: object complement] Noun as Appositive: My sister, Sonia, is a teacher.[1: appositive] Noun as Noun Modifier: chess player [1: a noun modifying another noun ‘player’] Noun as Object of Preposition: The book is on the table. [1: preposition, 2: object of preposition]. Nouns can be classified in three broad ways namely: 1) Proper and Common Noun 2) Concrete and Abstract Noun 3) Collective Noun. Concrete Noun, Abstract Noun and Collective Noun may be further be subdivided into Count(able) and Non-Count(able) nouns.
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