Parts of Speech: Noun Definition and Types

Nouns make up the largest class of words in most languages, including English. A noun is a word that refers to a thing (book), a person (Futania), an animal (cat), a place (Omaha), a quality (softness), an idea (justice), or an action (yodeling). It’s usually a single word, but not always: cake, shoes, school bus, and time and a half are all nouns………