Definition of Proper Nouns and Common Nouns

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Proper Noun

This is a word that substitutes a Noun. It is the name of a person, a place, an animal, or a thing. A proper noun is used to identify a single person, place, animal, or thing specifically.

Examples of Proper Noun

  • Harry likes to Draw
  • London is one of the most beautiful countries I have traveled to
  • Bruno, my dog loves to bask in the sun.

Common Noun

 Is the generic name of a class or section of people, animals, or things. It does not specify anything in particular but speaks of a group or any class of beings or things 

Examples of Common Noun

  • Teachers are the most respected professionals globally
  • The cheetah is the world’s fastest land animal.
  • The Peregrine Falcon is the fastest bird, in fact, it is the fastest animal on the planet.

Nouns: Abstract noun and Collective noun with examples.

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