Grade 6, English Olympiad (CBSE) - Common Noun 

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Grade 6  |   English  |   Common Noun, Noun, Pronoun and Adjectives, Olympiad, CBSE, ICSE, SOF, ITO

Common Noun

A noun is the name of a person, place or a thing. It is regarded as certain referring to a person, place or a thing.

Example:

Person

Place

Thing

Ashish

Institute

Building

Ruby

Garden

Car

Jason

New Zealand

Books

Above are all names given to a person so as to differentiate among individuals.

Above are all names given to different places.

Above are all names given to things that surround us.

 

Common Noun:

It is the common name given to each individual of a particular type. E.g. My name is Ram. Ram is a proper noun here. But I am human. Human is the common name given to each individual of my type, so human is a common noun. Other examples of common noun are cow, dog, elephant, student etc.

Example:

 

The birds were sitting on the tree.

The dog was barking.


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