Concrete (noun) – nom concret


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What's a *concrete* noun?

concrete noun refers to tangible things. By "tangible", we mean things that can be touched, smelled, seen, heard or tasted (i.e the things we can experience with our five senses).

A nom concret names a thing rather than a quality, concept/idea, action or state.

un livre (book), une fille (girl), une télévision (TV set) are all concrete nouns.


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A few common French concrete nouns for your convenience

  • un oiseau [bird]
  • un tableau [blackboard/painting]
  • un ami [friend]
  • un CD [cd]
  • un homme [man]


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