Countable noun

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A countable noun is a noun that can be expressed as a unit, that is, it can be counted and used in plural form. In its singular form it can be used with the indefinite article a/an. Countable nouns are easy to recognize. They are things that can be count.

For example: "pen". You can have one, two, three or more pens. Here are some more countable nouns:

dog, cat, animal, man, person
bottle, box, litre
coin, note, dollar
cup, plate, fork
table, chair, suitcase, bag

Countable nouns can be singular or plural:

"My dog is playing."
"My dogs are hungry."

You can use the indefinite article a/an with countable nouns:

"A dog is an animal."


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