What is a Noun?


A noun is a naming word. It can name an object. For example: book, bed, bag, box, train and chair. 

Nouns can also name people. For example: chef, firefighter, shopkeeper, builder and nurse.

Nouns can also name places. For example: shop, restaurant, building site, fire station and hospital.

Perhaps you can think of places you have been to this week, such as school or the library. These places are all NOUNS. 

Nouns can also name animals. For example: cat, dog, fish, horse, rhino and tiger. 

Next blog: What is a proper noun? 

 

 

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