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Pengertian uncountable noun dan contohnya


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Apa itu uncountable noun?

Uncountable noun (non-count noun), atau kata benda yang tak dapat dihitung, adalah jenis kata benda yang tidak mempunyai bentuk jamak; dengan kata lain selalu dikategorikan singular.

Contoh:

Air, ash, asphalt, brass, bread, butter, cement, chalk, cheese, chicken, chocolate, cloth, coffee, flour, food, fruit, furniture, gas, honey, ink, jewel, kerosene, knowledge, lemonade, largarine), meat, medicine, milk, money, oil, paint, paper, pepper, petrol, pork, powder, rice, salt, dll.

Jika dijadikan bentuk jamak (plural), maka yang dijadikan bentuk jamak ialah ukurannya atau takarannya (quantifier-nya).

Contoh:

TunggalJamak
a cup of coffee
a slice of bread
a tin of oil
a bottle of ink
two cups of coffee
some slices of bread
three tins of oil
two bottles of ink

 

Kata-kata berikut selalu dianggap plural:

Scissors, glasses, trousers, pants, jeans, pliers, tweezers, :rew, committee, staff, family, press, team, audience, class (para siswa), faculty, kata benda yang menunjukkan kebangsaan yang berakhiran dengan -ese, -ch, -sh: Chinese, French, English.

Kata-kata berikut selalu dianggap singular:

Air, economics, food, homework, information, meat, neasles, mumps, mathematics, money, news, physics, politics, sand, soap.

Beberapa ungkapan jumlah/kesatuan hanya digunakan dengan countable noun, sementara beberapa lagi hanya digunakan dengan uncountable noun. Berikut rangkumannya:

Satuan Countable nounsSatuan Uncountable nouns
a/an, the, some any
this, that, these, those
none, one, two, three, ...
a few
few
fewer
a lot of
many
a large/great number
the, some any
this, that
none
a little
little
less
a lot of
much
a large amount

 

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Latihan soal nouns

He asked a slice of ____.
How many ____ do you have?
There are not any ____ in gulf.
They are some ____. Are there any ____?
They are ____.
My father raises a lot of ____.
“Are those ____?”
”Yes, they are.”
____ are good for children.
“What is Setiawan?”
”He is ____.”
Rinaevi has ____.