Noun-Part of Speech
The noun is one of the most important parts of speech. Its arrangement with the verb helps to form the sentence core which is essential to every complete sentence. In addition, it may function as the chief or “head” word in many structures of modification.
TYPES OF NOUNS
Classified by Meaning
Some nouns may belong to more than one of the types given below.
A proper noun begins with a capital letter in writing. It includes (a) personal names (Mr. John Smith); (b) names of geographic units such as countries, cities, rivers, etc. (Holland, Paris); (c) names of nationalities and religions (a Dutchman, Christianity); (d) names of holidays (Easter, Thanksgiving Day); (e) names of time units (Saturday, June); (f) words used for personification-a thing or abstraction treated as a person (Nature, Liberty)
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