how many kinds of nouns are there plz let me know

A noun is a name. This name can be that of a living thing, a place, a thing or an idea.

Example: VInod is a friendly boy. (Here, ' Vinod’ and ‘boy’ are both names of living beings)

I am standing on the road near India Gate. (Here, ‘Road’ and ‘India Gate’ are both names of places)

In order to understand this concept in detail, please visit the Grammar Section and click on the link provided for Nouns

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There are:

Common nouns (persons, places, things, animals such as kangaroo, face, pen, teacher, mechanic)
Proper nouns (names of persons and places such as London, Los Angeles, Mary, Smith, Jones)
Collective nouns (catch-words for groups of things such as cutlery, vehicles, relatives, herd, group, family, etc)
Abstract nouns (for things that cannot be seen, but felt or perceived such as faith, love, despair, joy, annoyance, greed, etc)
Concrete nouns (for things that can be touched and seen such as table, street, school, brick, keyboard, etc)

There are also countable and uncountable nouns, according to some teachers, but I prefer to stick with the ones I have put above.

Hope this helps.

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The types of nouns are: 
Singular or plural nouns
Common or proper nouns
Concrete or abstract nouns
Possessive nouns
Collective nouns 
Compound nouns

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There are several different kinds of nouns.

Common Nouns

A common noun is the word used for a class of person, place or thing.



Proper Nouns

A proper noun is the name of a person, place or thing (i.e., its own name). A proper noun always starts with a capital letter.


 Dayton Peace Accord
 United Nations
 The Tower of London
 Uncle George
("Uncle" is written with a capital letter because it is part of his name.)
 My favourite auntie is Auntie Sally. 
(In this example, the first "auntie" is a common noun; whereas, the
second "Auntie" is part of a proper noun.)
 The Red Lion

Collective Nouns

A collective noun is the word used for a group of people or things.


 Cabinet (of ministers)


A pronoun is a word used to replace a noun.

 James is the first choice for the post. He has applied for it twice already.
("He" is a pronoun. In this example, it replaces the proper noun "James".)
("It" is a pronoun. Here, it replaces the common noun "post".) 
 Some / Who / This
(The term 'pronoun' covers lots of words, and all three words above are classified as pronouns. There is whole section dedicated to pronouns.

Verbal Nouns 

Verbal nouns are formed from verbs. They are a type of common noun. 

 I love swimming.
("swimming" - the name of an activity; it is formed from the verb 'to swim'.)

 Lateral thinking is required to solve this problem.
("thinking" - the name of an activity; it is formed from the verb 'to think'.)

Compound Nouns

Compound nouns are nouns made up of two or more words. Some compound nouns are hyphenated. (This is covered in the lesson Hyphens in Compound Nouns.)

 Board of members
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