Nouns Examples

Nouns

A noun is a word that names a person, place, thing, or idea.

Nouns can name specific people, places. These are called proper nouns .

Nouns can also name general people, places or things. These are called common nouns.

Examples of Nouns:

Examples of proper nouns naming specific people:

Mrs. Jones    Kelly    Grandpa Jim

Examples of common nouns naming general people:

teacher    girl    grandfather

Examples of proper nouns naming specific places:

Georgia    Ireland    Elm Street Elementary

Examples of common nouns naming general places:

state    country    school

Examples of proper nouns naming specific things:

Charlotte's Web    Rover    Cheerios

Examples of common nouns naming general things:

book    dog    cereal

Nouns can also refer to an idea:

freedom    peace    joy

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