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Noun types

Types of nouns include:

Abstract nouns, collective nouns, common nouns, concrete nouns, count nouns, mass nouse, proper nouns. Brief and concise definitions for each noun type follow:

Abstract – abstract nouns are intangible, e.g. a quality or a feeling, something that isn’t physical. It can be a concept or quality.
Collective – these are for groups of things or people
Common – a general noun, uncapitalized.
Compound – formed by taking two words and putting them together. Both together behave as a unit and whose meaning differs from the individual words alone.
Concrete – nouns that name a concrete thing, something that one can smell, touch / feel, see with vision, hear, or taste.
Count – these are for things that can be counted individually.
Mass – used for non-countable things.
Possesive – those nouns with a ‘s (apostrophe s) at the end of the word. And if the noun in non-possesive form already ends in the letter s, then the ‘ (apostrophe) is added after that s, and a second s isn’t added.
Proper – these are capitalized (first letter of the word is a capital letter like A or B (rather then a or b), and this type of noun refers to a particular thing, or place, or person.

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