Noun Gender

Gender of the Noun

Gender of the Noun: Introduction: The word ‘Gender’ comes from the Latin word ‘genus’ which means ‘kind’ or ‘type’. A Gender is a noun that shows whether the noun is Masculine, Feminine, Common or Neuter. Thus, there are four types Read More

Singular and Plural Nouns

Singular and Plural Nouns

Singular and Plural Nouns Nouns are the words used as the names of  persons, animals, places, things, ideas or events. There are two types of nouns in English Grammar. One refers to the singular noun and the other refers to Read More

Possessive Nouns

Possessive Nouns

Possessive Nouns What is a Possessive Noun? When we want to show that something belongs to somebody or something, we use the Possessive Nouns. These nouns can be singular or plural. It is easy to identify a possessive noun as Read More

List of Partitives

A list of Partitives

A list of Partitives The Uncountable Nouns are the Nouns that cannot be counted.  But these Nouns can be made countable by the use of partitives.   For example: Gold is an Uncountable Noun.  But we can measure or count Read More

Countable and Uncountable Nouns

Countable and Uncountable Nouns

Countable and Uncountable Nouns Introduction: A noun, as we know, is a word that refers to a person, a place, a thing, or an event.  Nouns can be classified into many ways. Here we find the classification of Countable and Read More

Abstract Nouns

Abstract Nouns

Abstract Nouns: Introduction: An Abstract Noun is the one that names something which we cannot see or touch like friendship, love, youth, death, anger, etc., Since they have no physical existence, we can not see, hear, touch, taste or smell Read More

Collective Nouns

Collective Nouns

Collective Nouns: Definition: When a noun refers to the individuals or things as an undivided single unit, it is called a Collective Noun.    Examples: Class, crowd, bunch, team, flock, herd, army, group, staff, library, pack, nation, committee, etc.,   Read More

Material Nouns

Material Nouns

Material Nouns   Definition: Material Nouns are the names of materials or substances out of which things are made.  Material nouns are uncountable nouns, we cannot count them as they are in the forms of liquid, semi-liquid or solid.  Examples: Read More