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Part Of Speech               ( nouns )Prepared by : Mohd Faiz B Dhamanhuri              Mohd Aidil B Othman              M...
Preamble• A noun is a name of anything• It is the name of a thing, a person, an  animal, a bird, a place, an idea, a thoug...
Kind Of Nouns             Common              nounsCollective   Kind of    Proper nouns       nouns      nouns            ...
Common nouns• A common noun is a name given in common  to every person or thing of the same class or  kind• Examples : man...
Proper nouns• A proper noun is the special name of a  particular person and place• Examples : Batu Pahat, Malaysia, Hassan...
Abstract noun• An abstrat noun is the name of something  that we can only think of or feel but cannot  see• Examples : bea...
Collective noun• A collective noun is the name of number of  persons or things taken or though of as one• Examples : an ar...
Gender• A boy or a man is a male.• A girl or a woman is a female• Genders tells whether a person or animal is a  male or f...
Nouns have four genders    Masculine   Feminine     gender      gender     Neuter     Common     gender      gender
Explanations• The masculine gender is used for all males   – Examples: boy, man, father• The feminine gender is used for a...
Type of gender              ( person )masculine                feminine  boy                         Girl  lord           ...
Type of gender             ( creatures )masculine                    Feminine  bull                          Cow  dog     ...
Number of nouns• The singular numbers shown only one  person, animal, thing or place     • Examples: a boy, a book, a pen•...
The plural of nouns• By adding ‘s’ to the singular          Singular                Plural            Ant                 ...
The plural of nouns• By adding ‘es’ to nouns ending in a hissing  sound, that is ending in –x, -sh, -s          Singular  ...
The plural of nouns• By changing –y after consonant, into ‘ies’         Singular                 Plural          Army     ...
The plural of nouns• By changing ‘f’ or ‘fe’ into ‘ves’           Singular                    Plural             leaf     ...
The plural of nouns• By changing inside vowel          Singular           Plural           Man                Men         ...
The plural of nouns• These word take ‘en’ or ‘ren’         Singular                  Plural          Child                ...
The plural of nouns• Some nouns have no plural forms         Singular              Plural          Sheep                Sh...
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  1. 1. Part Of Speech ( nouns )Prepared by : Mohd Faiz B Dhamanhuri Mohd Aidil B Othman Mohd Ashraf Adib B
  2. 2. Preamble• A noun is a name of anything• It is the name of a thing, a person, an animal, a bird, a place, an idea, a thought, a subject, a feeling and a quantity.
  3. 3. Kind Of Nouns Common nounsCollective Kind of Proper nouns nouns nouns Abstract nouns
  4. 4. Common nouns• A common noun is a name given in common to every person or thing of the same class or kind• Examples : man, villages, river, bank, woman
  5. 5. Proper nouns• A proper noun is the special name of a particular person and place• Examples : Batu Pahat, Malaysia, Hassan• A proper noun begins with a capital letter
  6. 6. Abstract noun• An abstrat noun is the name of something that we can only think of or feel but cannot see• Examples : beauty, wisdom, loss, anger
  7. 7. Collective noun• A collective noun is the name of number of persons or things taken or though of as one• Examples : an army of soldier, a band of musicians, a choir of singers
  8. 8. Gender• A boy or a man is a male.• A girl or a woman is a female• Genders tells whether a person or animal is a male or female• In others words gender tells the sex of a person and animal
  9. 9. Nouns have four genders Masculine Feminine gender gender Neuter Common gender gender
  10. 10. Explanations• The masculine gender is used for all males – Examples: boy, man, father• The feminine gender is used for all females – Examples: woman, girl, sister• The common gender is used where noun can be both male or female – Examples: cousin, friend, person• The neuter gender is used for a things which have no life or sex or are not thought of as having life or sex – Examples : table, chair, book
  11. 11. Type of gender ( person )masculine feminine boy Girl lord Lady sir Madam Uncle aunt
  12. 12. Type of gender ( creatures )masculine Feminine bull Cow dog Bitch Cock Hen leopard Leopardess
  13. 13. Number of nouns• The singular numbers shown only one person, animal, thing or place • Examples: a boy, a book, a pen• The plural numbers shown more than one person, animal, things or place • Examples : boys, books, dogs
  14. 14. The plural of nouns• By adding ‘s’ to the singular Singular Plural Ant Ants Boy Boys girl girls
  15. 15. The plural of nouns• By adding ‘es’ to nouns ending in a hissing sound, that is ending in –x, -sh, -s Singular Plural Box Boxes six Sixes Bus Buses batch batches
  16. 16. The plural of nouns• By changing –y after consonant, into ‘ies’ Singular Plural Army Armies City Cities lady Ladies
  17. 17. The plural of nouns• By changing ‘f’ or ‘fe’ into ‘ves’ Singular Plural leaf Leaves Knife Knives Half Halves Wife wives
  18. 18. The plural of nouns• By changing inside vowel Singular Plural Man Men Woman Women Mouse Mice Goose Geese
  19. 19. The plural of nouns• These word take ‘en’ or ‘ren’ Singular Plural Child Children ox oxen
  20. 20. The plural of nouns• Some nouns have no plural forms Singular Plural Sheep Sheep Deer Deer Fish Fish cattle cattle
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