Countable and Uncountable nouns with examples

Countable nouns:-

Things that we can count using numbers. So, if anything you can count, it comes in the category of countable nouns. Countable nouns can be singular and plural forms.

For Example:- 

  • A dog.
  • A man.
  • Three bags.
let’s look this countable nouns in form of sentences:-
  • Ram has eight pencils
  • Riya buys two ice creams.

From  the above sentences we get a clear knowledge about countable nouns.

Countable nouns are basically divided into two more tables,

  1. singular forms.
  2. plural forms.

So what are singular forms?

If there is one and only one person Place or thing involved then we can call them as singular forms. 

A An and The are used while using them.

Let’s look into examples:-

  • A Bus
  • An Orange
  • The Sun.

Let’s see, the examples in this sentence:-

  • The bird flew away.

The bird means we are talking about only a single word.

  • A dog is man’s best friend.

A dog means we are talking of only a dog,

  • An egg gives us 6gm protein.

An egg means we are talking of only an egg.

What are plural forms?

If there is more than one person place thing involved, then we can call them as plural. Forms. 

Singular nouns are changed to plural nouns by adding s, es and ies at the end.

Let’s see examples of singular nouns and their plural forms:-

Singular formPlural form
CowCows
MatchMatches
LadyLadies

Let’s see, the examples in this sentence:-

Singular form in sentencePlural form in sentence
The monkey started eating a banana.The monkeys started eating bananas.
The bird flew away. The birds flew away.. 
The thief is caught by police.The thieves are caught by police.

Uncountable nouns:-

Things that we cannot count using  numbers are categorized in uncountable nouns.

Here is 100 important list of uncountable nouns:-

  • Accommodation
  • Advice
  • Aggression
  • Air
  • Alcohol
  • Art
  • Assistance
  • Beauty
  • Beef
  • Behavior
  • Blood
  • Bravery
  • Bread
  • Butter
  • Cake
  • Cash
  • Chaos
  • Cheese
  • Chewing gum. 
  • Chocolate
  • Clothing
  • Coffee
  • Confidence
  • Confusion
  • Content
  • Cotton
  • Education
  • Electricity
  • Entertainment
  • Equipment
  • Evidence
  • Experience
  • Failure
  • Faith
  • Fame
  • Fiction
  • Flower
  • Food
  • Fresh air. 
  • Fruit
  • Fuel
  • Fun
  • Furniture
  • Gasoline
  • Gold
  • Golf
  • Grass
  • Grief
  • Ground
  • Guilt
  • Happiness
  • Harm
  • History
  • Homework.
  • Honey
  • Jewelry
  • Knowledge
  • Laughter
  • Love
  • Luggage
  • Machinery
  • Meat
  • Milk
  • Money
  • Motivation
  • Music
  • Nature
  • News
  • Paper
  • Pasta
  • Perfume
  • Research
  • Rice
  • Salt
  • Satisfaction
  • Seafood
  • Shopping
  • Silence
  • Silver
  • Smoke
  • Soup
  • Space
  • Spaghetti
  • Sugar
  • Thunder
  • Time
  • Traffic
  • Transportation. 
  • Travel
  • Understanding
  • Warmth
  • Water
  • Wealth
  • Weather
  • Wisdom
  • Wood
  • Work
  • Yoga
  • Youth

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