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Nouns are words used to identify people, animals, places, things and ideas.

Common Nouns
Common nouns are the names of everyday things like the following
  1. brother
  2. sister
  3. book
  4. girl
  5. beach
Gender Nouns
Gender nouns are Masculine and Feminine like the following
  1. boy - girl
  2. brother - sister
  3. nephew - niece
  4. son - daughter
  5. uncle - aunt
  6. bull - cow
  7. dog - vixen
  8. gander - goose
  9. boar - sow
  10. rooster - hen
Singular and Plural Nouns
Singular noun denotes one noun and plural noun denotes more than one noun.
  1. boy - boys
  2. book - books
  3. box - boxes
  4. door - doors
  5. chair - chairs
Proper Nouns
Proper nouns are the names of specific people or places and begin with a capital letter
  1. Mary
  2. Michael
  3. June
  4. Sunday
Collective Nouns
Collective nouns are the names of a group of people or things
  1. team
  2. bunch
  3. school
  4. herd
Abstract Nouns
Abstract nouns are the names of things you cannot see, smell, hear, touch or taste
  1. beauty
  2. pleasure
  3. sorrow
  4. relief
Abstract forms of nouns are very common and an important part of communication. In many cases these types of nouns are derived from an addition of a suffix or alteration in the root word. Child is a concrete noun, for example, but childhood is an intangible state, so it is abstract. Nouns with the following suffixes are often abstract.
  1. -tion
  2. -ism
  3. -ity
  4. -ment
  5. -ness
  6. -age
  7. -ance/-ence
  8. -ship
  9. -ability
  10. -acy
Compound Nouns
Compound nouns are are made up of two or more words
  1. baseball
  2. blackboard
  3. airplane
  4. seafood

Related Links
Nouns for first and second graders
Nouns for third and fourth graders