Count Nouns



Count Nouns :



These nouns are the nouns denoting the items or things or persons which can be counted numerically. The other name for the term these nouns is Count Nouns. Those which can not be counted are called uncountable nouns. In English most of the nouns come under this category of nouns.

PEN is an example for this type of noun. PEN can be counted. ANGER is an example for the uncountable noun. ANGER can not be counted.

Features for Mass Nouns = Uncountable Nouns :

They are quantified by an amount rather than a number.

They have only one singular form. They do not have plural form

They cannot take the articles such as "a," "an" or "one" before them as modifiers.

They can take "much" as a modifier.

There are singular and plural forms of this type of nouns.

Few examples for these nouns :

Singular ---- plural

1. Accident ---- accidents
2. Account ---- Accounts
3. adult ---- adults
4. animal ---- animals
5. article ---- articles
6. artist ---- artists
7. bank ---- banks
8. battle ---- battles
9. beach ---- beaches
10. bed ---- beds
11. bell ---- bells
12. book ---- books
13. bottle ---- bottles
14. box ---- boxes
15. bus ---- buses
16. bush ---- bushes
17. camp ---- camps
18. captain ---- captains
19. car ---- cars
20. castle ---- castles
21. cat ---- cats
22. chair ---- chairs
23. chapter ---- chapters
24. city ---- cities
25. class ---- classes
26. club ---- clubs
27. coat ---- coats
28. college ---- colleges
29. cup ---- cups
30. daughter ---- daughters
31. day ---- days
32. desk ---- desks
33. doctor ---- doctors
34. dress ---- dresses
35. driver ---- drivers
36. ear ---- ears
37. edge ---- edges
38. effect ---- effects
39. eye ---- eyes
40. face ---- faces
41. factory ---- factories
42. farm ---- farms
43. father ---- fathers
44. friend ---- friends
45. game ---- games
46. garden ---- gardens
47. gate ---- gates
48. girl ---- girls
49. group ---- groups
50. hat ---- hats
51. head ---- heads
52. heart ---- hearts
53. hill ---- hills
54. horse ---- horses
55. hospital ---- hospitals
56. hotel ---- hotels
57. idea ---- ideas
58. island ---- islands
59. issue ---- issues
60. job ---- jobs
61. journey ---- journeys
62. king ---- kings
63. kitchen ---- kitchens
64. lady ---- ladies
65. lake ---- lakes
66. library ---- libraries
67. machine ---- machines
68. magazine ---- magazines
69. man ---- men
70. meal ---- meals
71. meeting ---- meetings
72. method ---- methods
73. minute ---- minutes
74. mistake ---- mistakes
75. nation ---- nations
76. neck ---- necks
77. newspaper ---- newspapers
78. office ---- offices
79. page ---- pages
80. park ---- parks
81. plane ---- planes
82. plant ---- plants
83. problem ---- problems
84. product ---- products
85. programme ---- programmes
86. project ---- projects
87. room ---- rooms
88. scheme ---- schemes
89. school ---- schools
90. ship ---- ships
91. shirt ---- shirts
92. son ---- sons
93. spot ---- spots
94. star ---- stars
95. station ---- stations
96. stream ---- streams
97. street ---- streets
98. student ---- students
99. table ---- tables
100. tour ---- tours
101. town ---- towns
102. valley ---- valleys
103. walk ---- walks
104. wall ---- walls
105. woman ---- women
106. year ---- years

These nouns have plurals whereas the nouns of uncountable do not take plural form.

If the noun can be answered for the question HOW MUCH, then that is uncountable noun.

If the noun can be answered for the question HOW MANY, then that is noun of countable.

THESE, not many, many, those are nouns of uncountable.

THIS, not much, much, that are uncountable nouns.

Some information, a lot of, some water, some equipment, etc., are examples of uncountable ones.

These books are mine.

We have not many members in our club.

Many animals are crossing this road.

Those shirts are bought from this shop.

This passion is what you need to score high marks.

Not much interest could be found among the students.

Much water is crossed under the bridge.

That anger will kill you.

We have a lot of water in the tank.

We need some information regarding this gadget.

BOOK can be counted.

PASSION can not be counted.

LIQUID can not be counted.

RELATED PAGES :



  1. The Noun
  2. Kinds of Nouns
  3. Kinds of Nouns in English
  4. Types of Nouns in English
  5. Correct Usage of Nouns
  6. Classification of Nouns
  7. Proper Nouns
  8. Common Nouns
  9. Abstract Nouns
  10. Collective Nouns
  11. Nouns of Multitude
  12. Material Nouns
  13. Compound Nouns
  14. Concrete Nouns
  15. Countable Nouns
  16. Uncountable Nouns
  17. Count Nouns
  18. Mass Nouns
  19. Pronouns
  20. Abstract Nouns formed from Adjectives
  21. Abstract Nouns formed from Common Nouns
  22. Abstract Nouns formed from Verbs
  23. Abstract Nouns of the same form as Verbs
  24. Absolute Phrases
  25. Noun and Gender
  26. Nouns and Gender
  27. Masculine Nouns and Feminine Nouns
  28. Masculine Nouns
  29. Feminine Nouns
  30. Ways of forming the feminine of nouns
  31. Exceptional Masculine Nouns and Feminine Nouns
  32. Exceptional Feminine Nouns
  33. Foreign Feminine Nouns
  34. Nouns in Common Gender
  35. Common Gender Nouns
  36. Neuter Pronouns
  37. Neuter Gender Nouns
  38. Gender of Personified Things
  39. Noun and Case
  40. Kinds of Cases in English
  41. Noun and Number
  42. Singular and Plural
  43. Singular Nouns and Plural Nouns
  44. Ways of forming plurals
  45. Formation of Plurals
  46. Compound Nouns and Plurals
  47. Noun Infinitive
  48. Noun to Verb
  49. The Noun


Count Nouns :



Count Nouns To HOME PAGE

The Sentences Index


Count Nouns