Basic Noun Groups
These refer to indefinite objects, persons or places and are generic names.
They don’t begin with a Capital letter unless used in the beginning of a sentence.
- a park (place)
- a spoon (object)
- a doctor (person)
These refer to particular or definite objects, places or persons.
Proper Nouns begin with a Capital letter.
- Kailashnath Temple (place)
- Rolex Watch (object)
- Shakespeare (person)
- Bhagwad Geeta (book)
- Onam (festival)
These are names by which groups of common nouns are identified.
- An impatience of wives.
- A multiplying of husbands.
- An argument of advocates.
- An exultation of fireworks.
These are tangible, visible objects or things.
These refer to intangible and invisible nouns which can be used to describe feelings.
These refer to nouns used in making or forming other objects.
These denote nouns which can be counted.
These refer to nouns, substance or concepts which cannot be counted or calculated as separate elements.
All abstract nouns are uncountable nouns.