the noun

the noun

A noun, the first of the eight parts of speech, is the name of a person, place, thing, or idea.


person: Darlene, boy, mayor, worker, scientist, assistant
place: Los Angeles, dock, home, park
thing: automobile, tool, balloon, penguin, tree
idea: freedom, independence, enmity, thoughtfulness

A singular noun is the name of only one person, place, thing, or idea. Examples of singu-
lar nouns include woman, auditorium, bicycle, and honesty.

A plural noun is the name of more than one person, place, thing, or idea. Examples of
plural nouns include teammates, cities, houses, and freedoms.
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