English Grammar – Nouns – Common Noun

What are Nouns


Noun is the part of speech, which names a Person, Place or a Thing. It means the words, which are used to tell the name of a Person, Place or Thing are called Nouns. 

Common Noun
Common nouns refer to the entire class of the names of the Persons, Places and Things. Following are some examples of Common Nouns:

Common Nouns referring to the entire class of Persons:
Father, Mother, Man, Woman, Boy, Girl, Salesman, Businessman, Student, Teacher, Minister, Singer, Dancer, Musician, Magician, Waiter, Driver etc. 

Common Nouns referring to the entire class of Places:
Restaurant, Hotel, Coffee Shop, Park, Zoo, Lake, City, State, Country, Continent, Planet etc.

Common Nouns referring to the entire class of Things:
Table, Chair, Book, Pen, Pencil, Computer, Television, Radio, Car, Train, Shoes, Shirt etc. 

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