Nouns

 

Nouns are naming words. They are words that name:

  • People (e.g. Ben, Rebekah)
  • Places (e.g. Napier, New Zealand)
  • Things (e.g. ball, rabbit)
  • Ideas (e.g. happiness, love)

The Colourful English Colour Code for Nouns

Nouns are coloured red in example sentences on this website.

Examples:

Ben and Rebekah are from Napier in New Zealand.
They have two rabbits and a baby.

 
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Types of Nouns

Click on the buttons below to learn about the different types of nouns.

 

Functions of Nouns

Click on the buttons below to learn about the different ways nouns function in a sentence.