Apa itu Noun? Apa yang dimaksud dengan noun? Pernahkah anda mendengar kata noun? Noun adalah kata benda. Secara singkat, noun memang dapat didefinisikan sebagai kata benda. Lalu apa yang dimaksud “kata benda” itu?
Seperti apa penjabaran kata benda dalam bahasa Inggris?
Let’s look at some of the noun jobs.
1. Subjects are nouns that tell us whom or what a sentence is about.
Agus kicked the ball.
2. Direct objects are nouns that receive the action of certain kinds of verbs (transitive active verbs).
Agus kicked the ball.
3. Indirect objects are nouns that receive the direct object.
Agus kicked Jimmy the ball.
4. Objects of prepositions are nouns that come after prepositions in prepositional phrases.
Agus kicked the ball to Jimmy.
5. Predicate nouns (“predicate nominatives”) are nouns that rename the subject. They come after linking verbs.
Agus is a soccer player.
6. Object complements are nouns that complete the direct object.
They named the baby April.
Jenis-Jenis Kata Benda (Noun)
Berikut ini beberapa noun:
• Common: These name general, nonspecific people, places, things, or ideas.
They start with a lowercase letter unless they begin a sentence. writer, city, park, religion
• Proper: These name specific people, places, things, or ideas.
They always start with a capital letter. Victor Hugo, Paris, Disneyland, Christianity
• Abstract: These are the opposite of concrete.
They name something that you cannot perceive with your five senses – something that does not physically exist. happiness, freedom, Christianity
• Concrete: These name something that you can perceive with your five senses – something that physically exists. cat, chocolate, Martha
• Countable: Yep. You guessed it. These can be counted, and they use both the singular and the plural forms. Anything that you can make plural is a countable noun. clock/clocks, David/Davids, poem/poems
• Uncountable: These guys cannot be counted. Since they cannot be counted, they only use the singular form. milk, rice, water
• Compound: These are made up of two or more smaller words. tablecloth, haircut, applesauce
• Collective Nouns: These are singular nouns that refer to a group of things as one whole. class, audience, swarm
• Singular: These refer to one person, place, thing, or idea. box, face, road, ball
• Plural: These refer to more than one person, place, thing, or idea. They generally end in with an s. boxes, faces, roads, balls
• Possessive Nouns: These show ownership. Dad’s car, the student’s book, Marc’s hat