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Countable Nouns - Glossary of Terms


Countable Nouns

A countable noun is a noun with both a singular and a plural form. It names anything that can be counted. Most nouns are countable nouns.  They are the opposite of non-countable nouns.

Examples:

bear (bears), tooth (teeth), man (men), grass (grasses) (all countable nouns)
hydrogen (non-countable noun)

Interactive example:
 
There is grit all over this path. [show me the countable noun]
 
Associated pages:
 
What are nouns?
The different types of nouns
Amount, quantity and number
Glossary of grammatical terms
 
 

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