Common Noun

Common Noun

Definition:- Common Noun is a type of a word, given as a common name to every person or thing of the same class or kind.


1. Alexander is a great king.
Here 'Alexander' is a specific name. So it is a Proper Noun. But the word, 'king' is common to a class of people.

2. Beijing is a big city in China.
In this sentence, Beijing is a particular name, but city denotes any kind of a populated place.

*****Common Noun demands an article. But it does not need capitalization.****