Countable or Uncountable Nouns



Countable or Uncountable Nouns :



Nouns can also be countable or uncountable.

Countable nouns are those that can be counted - nouns like fingers, flowers, desks, children, can be counted whereas nouns like water, milk, rice, sugar cannot be counted. We can use numbers for countable nouns.

For example, we can say five fingers, two flowers, twenty desks, one child, fourteen children.

We use quantity for uncountable nouns.

For example, we say, a little water, a lot of milk, too much sugar, very less rice.

If we have to use numbers, we usually use some other countable noun with these nouns.

For example, we say one glass of water, ten kilogrammes of sugar, not one water and ten sugars.



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