Language Arts

posted by .

What is a concrete-noun?

Nouns fall into two types -- concrete and abstract:

If the noun represents a person, place, or thing (something you can see or touch or smell or ???), it's considered a concrete noun.

If the noun represents an idea (something you cannot see or touch or smell or ???), it's considered an abstract noun.


something you can see touch smell or taste? or hear?

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. Grammar

    Could somebody please explain to me the difference between the Proper and Specific Nouns. Also, is it possible for a Proper Noun to BE a Specific Noun, like a specific noun for desert could be Sahara, instead of wasteland?
  2. english

    what is a noun? a noun is a person, place, thing, or idea Anonymous is exactly right... Here is a great website on all sorts of nouns with examples for each.
  3. grammar

    Nouns Use the following categories to identify each noun: concrete noun, proper noun, abstract noun, possessive noun, or compound noun. You will use two categories to identify some of the nouns. 1. War's possessive noun proper noun …
  4. Grammar and Composition

    please check these answers for me: Underline all the nouns in the following sentences. Above each, LABEL whether it is concrete or abstract by writing a "C" or an "A." This part is worth 18 points. 1. Lorie and her friends went to …
  5. English

    work-abstract noun money-material noun homework-abstract noun food - collective noun fruit - collective noun (Are the kinds of nouns explained correctly?
  6. English

    15. In this sentence, what is the antecedent of the pronoun it?
  7. English (concrete nouns)

    Read the passage below and answer the following question: Zach enjoyed biking to his job at Bistro CafĂ©. The early morning ride gave some serenity to his hectic schedule. Opening the restaurant allowed him to get everything ready …
  8. English - concrete nouns

    Is there anyway a sentence can be written to portray the word "job" as a concrete noun?
  9. language arts

    which statement about possessive noun is true?
  10. critical thinking

    What is the difference between abstract nouns and concrete nouns?

More Similar Questions