A noun is a name of a person, place, thing, animal and ideas.
A noun is basically a naming word. Everything we see, feel, and talk about is represented by a naming word which is a noun.
Person: John, Doctor, Sibling, Soldier
Places: New Delhi, House, Park, Factory
Things: Chair, Book, Pen, nitrogen, month, inch, cooking
Animals: Cow, Bird, Fish, Horse
Ideas: Truth, Virtue, Confusion, Joy
There are different types of nouns such as:
A proper noun is a specific name of a person, place or a thing. It begins with a capital letter.
Example: New Delhi, Sita, Game of Thrones, John, New York.
A common noun is a generic name of persons, places or things.
Example: Girl, boy, student, doctor, book, dog etc.
A concrete noun refers to things that exist physically and can be perceive through the use the five senses.
Examples: tree, coffee, milk, table, rain, fur, sand, etc.
An abstract noun is an idea, quality, or conditions that cannot be perceived through five senses.
Example: Happiness, freedom, bravery, courage, love, joy etc.
A collective noun refers to a group of people or things.
Example: Audience, team, family, faculty, student, key bunch, etc.
Countable noun refers to anything that is countable and has a singular and a plural form.
Example: books, cars, chairs, houses, kitten, etc.
Uncountable noun refers to things that cannot be counted and it is always used in singular form.
Example: Milk, rice bread, water, etc.
Compound noun refer to two or more noun combined to form a single noun.
Example: Schoolboy, girlfriend, rainfall, bedroom, etc.