Nouns the Englishacked way.Nouns explained.
What is a noun?
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 ( Betty Crocker ), 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.
We have categories of nouns
Proper nouns e.g Ronald Muwonge my name
Common nouns e.g cow, house
Sensory nouns e.g smell, look, touch, taste
Abstract nouns e.g anger, rage, love
Countable and Uncomfortable nouns
In most cases for countable nouns we add e/s at the end. E.g girls and clothes
Those ending with fe like, knife, wife take -ves like, wives, knives
Those ending with -f also change to -ves eg half/halves, hoof/hooves
Some irregular nouns like man/men.
Some take the same form for both singular and plural e.g sheep/sheep, fish/fish
Showing Possession for ownership of with nouns
We add 's at the end. E.g Ronny’ s idea to show ownership.
Many owners are shown by the addition of the apostrophe after the words
e.g The hotels’ owners are happy this season.
We an also do possession in noun phrase like so,
Ronaldo’ s is still the best goal this season.