English Nouns

noun
a person, a place, a thing, or an idea
proper noun
names a particular place, person, thing, or idea and is capitalized
common noun
names anty one of a group of persons, places, things, ideas, and is generally not capitalized
concrete noun
names a person, place, or thing that can be percieved by one or more of the senses (sight, hear, taste, touch, smell)
abstract noun
names an idea, feeling, quality, or characteristic
compound noun
consists of two or more used together as a single noun: these can be written as one word, seperate words, or a hyphenated word
collective noun
a word that names a group
proper noun examples
Eiffel Tower, Monday, Paris
concrete noun examples
cloud, poison ivy, silk, yogurt, Sarah
abstract noun examples
freedom, beauty, kindness, Buddhism
compound noun examples
firefighter, fire drill, pull-up
collective noun example
crew, herd, batch