the first of the eight parts of speech, is the name of a person, place, thing, or idea.
person: Darlene, boy, mayor, worker, scientist, assistant
place: Los Angeles, dock, home, park
thing: automobile, tool, balloon, penguin, tree
idea: freedom, independence, enmity, thoughtfulness
A singular noun is the name of only one person, place, thing, or idea. Examples of singu-
lar nouns include woman, auditorium, bicycle, and honesty.
A plural noun
is the name of more than one person, place, thing, or idea. Examples of
plural nouns include teammates, cities, houses, and freedoms.
Narendra Modi was born in the small town of Vadnagar, in northern Gujarat, India. His father was a street merchant who struggled to support the family. Young Narendra and his brother sold tea near a bus terminal to help out. Though an average students in school, Modi spent hours in the library and was known as a strong debater. In his early teens, he joined Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad, the student wing of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), a Hindu nationalist political party.