What is a Noun?

A noun is a word that names a person, place, thing or idea.


  • Albert Einstein was a great sceientist.
  • The mouse is afraid of the cat.
  • Our air cooler is not working.
  • The king’s army attacked the enemy.
  • Gold is used to make ornament.

In the above examples, the highlighted words are the naming words. Therefore, they are all Nouns.