In this post, we have explained “Noun Change into Adjective and Verbs” in very easy language, by reading which you can get good marks in examinations. Noun Definition and Types with Example

How to change a Verb to a Noun

Rule 1 – Usually, the word Noun is formed by adding er suffix to the Verb.

  • Read  –   Reader
  • Write  –  Writer
  • Run  –  Runner
  • Sell   –  Seller
  • Speak   – Speaker
  • Kill  –   Killer
  • Think   –  Thinker
  • Mix  –   Mixer
  • Sing   –  Singer
  • Play   –  Player
  • Call  –  Caller
  • Follow  –  Follower
  • Fight  – Fighter
  • Clean –  Cleaner

Examples

  • Ravi is an eminent singer.
  • My friend is a fast bowler.
  • Ranjan is a fruit seller.
  • The killer was arrested soon.
  • We saw the players in the railway station.
  • He is a follower of Lord Buddha.

Noun Practice MCQ Test

Rule 2 – The ing form of VERB also works as NOUN. The ing form of VERB is called “GERUND“.

GERUNDS are Abstract Nouns.

we cannot count these nouns. actually, these are the names of some works or actions that cannot be counted. So these are the abstract Nouns

Example

  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Walking
  • Running
  • Swimming
  • Smoking
  • SpeakingTeaching
  • Walking
  • singing
  • running
  • teaching
  • speaking
  • smoking
  • bowling
  • jumping

Example – 

  • Walking is a good exercise.
  • Singing is his profession.
  • Teaching is a noble profession.
  • Swimming is a health-improving sport.
  • Smoking is a very bad habit.
  • Writing makes a man perfect.
  • Listening is a language skill.

Noun Practice MCQ Test | English Grammar Test with Answers

How to Noun Change into Adjective

Construction of Nouns from Adjectives

Adjective to Noun 

  • good – goodness
  • bad – badness
  • clean – cleanliness
  • green – greenery
  • happy – happiness
  • careless – carelessness
  • careful – carefulness
  • fat – fatness
  • long – length
  • wide – width
  • High – height
  • Important – Importance
  • independent – independence
  • absent – absence
  • Safe – safety
  • Kind – kindness
  • Strong – strength
  • White – whiteness
  • Weak  – weakness
  • Great  – Greatness
  • Grateful – Gratefulness
  • Local – Locality
  • Poor – Poverty
  • Cruel – Cruelty
  • Strict – Strictness
  • Foolish – Foolishness

Note- In all the above sets of words the first words are ADJECTIVES and the second words are NOUNS. 

PREPOSITION

Important Facts About Noun

1. A noun has two numbers

Singular and Plural

Example 

  • Book – books
  • City – cities
  • Fly – flies
  • Leaf – leaves
  • Knife – knives
  • Emotion – emotions
  • Target – targets
  • Thought – thoughts
  • Worry – worries

2. A noun is replaced by Pronouns.

I met Ramji.
He was reading a storybook.
His brother’s name is Shyamaji.

Sudha is very intelligent.
She is preparing for the IAS.
Her college is in Shanti Nagar.

3. A noun can be the subject or the object in a sentence.

India is an Asian country.
Chanakya was a great economist.
Cows give milk.
Lion is considered the king of the jungle.

We are learning English.
Indians speak more than twenty languages.
There is a very big banyan tree.

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4. Nouns are found in five types

  • Common noun
  • Proper noun
  • Collective noun
  • Material noun
  • Abstract noun

5. Nouns are also divided into the following two types

  • Countable nouns – animal, book, elephant, city
  • Uncountable nouns – water, petrol, oil, food, rice, dust

6. Nouns are again divided into the two different groups

  • Concrete noun
  • Non-concrete noun

7. There are many nouns that function as a verb too.

Name, cut, note, notice, mind, round, answer, question, seal, water, etc.

8. The grammatical term “Gender” belongs to the part of speech “NOUN”

Types of Genders

  • Masculine 
  • Feminine  
  • Neuter  
  • Common  

Noun English Grammar PDF 

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