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  What is a Noun?
A common noun is the opposite of a proper noun.
A concrete noun is the opposite of a abstract noun.
A non-countable noun (or mass noun) is a noun which does not have a plural form, and which refers to something that you could (or would) not usually count.
www.uottawa.ca /academic/arts/writcent/hypergrammar/nouns.html   (1986 words)

  
 The Noun
Nouns have different classes: proper and common, concrete and abstract, count and noncount, and collective.
Proper nouns always begin with capital letters; common nouns, on the other hand, only require capitalization if they start the sentence or are part of a title.
You classify concrete and abstract nouns by their ability to register on your five senses.
www.chompchomp.com /terms/noun.htm   (658 words)

  
 What is a noun?
Nouns embody one of the most time-stable concepts in a language.
Other, non-prototypical nouns must be identified by distributional similarities to prototypical nouns.
These nouns are prototypical nouns in English because they are perceived as concrete, physical, compact entities which do not change significantly over time.
www.sil.org /linguistics/GlossaryOfLinguisticTerms/WhatIsANoun.htm   (192 words)

  
 Noun + noun
Find the missing word to make a noun + noun combination
Can you lend me your phone ______ ?
I like the design on your ______ buckle.
www.better-english.com /grammar/nounnoun.htm   (68 words)

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