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A noun is a word which names a person, place or thing. Image from http://stores.echo-lit.com

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The noun Gandhiji refers to a particular leader, but the noun leader may be applied to any other leader as well as to Gandhiji. 'Gandhiji' is a Proper Noun and 'leader' a Common Noun. Let us see more examples for Proper Nouns and Common Nouns.

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'Sarika' is a Proper Noun, while 'girl' is a Common Noun. 'Sanjay' is a Proper Noun, while 'boy' is a Common Noun.

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The word 'girl' is a Common Noun, because it is a name common to all girls, while 'Sarika' is a Proper Noun because it is the name of a particular girl.

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Common Nouns include Collective Nouns and Abstract Nouns. A Collective Noun is the name of a number (or collection) of persons or things taken together and spoken of as one whole. For example, crowd, mob, team, flock.

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An Abstract Noun is usually the name of a quality, action or state considered apart from the object to which it belongs.

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Abstracts nouns are formed from Adjectives, Verbs or Common Nouns.

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Nouns can also be classified as Countable or Uncountable. Countable nouns are names of objects, people, etc. that we can count. Uncountable nouns are the names of things which we cannot count.

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Countable nouns have plural forms while uncountable nouns do not.

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