Noun Common


Common nouns are nouns that are not proper names (i.e. names of people or places).


A common noun is any noun that is not a proper name. Common noun change their form according to gender (either masculine or feminine) number (singular, dual, or plural), and state (either absolute or construct).



Noun Paradigm
word Hebrew Transliteration Gloss
masculine singular absolute סוּס sus stallion
masculine singular construct סוּס sus stallion of
feminine singular absolute סוּסָה susah mare
feminine singular construct סוּסַת susat mare of
masculine plural absolute סוּסִים susim stallions
masculine plural construct סוּסֵי suse stallions of
feminine plural absolute סוּסוֹת susoth mares
feminine plural construct סוּסוֹת susoth mares of


אִ֖ישׁ (man) is a common noun, but מֹשֶׁ֗ה (Moses) is not because it is a proper name.

Example: NUM 12:3
וְהָאִ֥ישׁ מֹשֶׁ֖ה ענו מְאֹ֑ד
weha’ish mosheh ‘nw me’od
and-the-man Moses humble very
The truth was that Moses was a very humble person