Plural Noun Definition: When a noun means more than one, it is said to be plural.Examples: boys, girls, books, churches
The plural of nouns is usually formed by adding - s to a singular noun.
Nouns ending in s, z, x, sh, and ch form the plural by adding - es.
Nouns ending in - y preceded by a consonant is formed into a plural by changing - y to - ies. Examples: lady, ladies; city, cities; army, armiesRule #4
Nouns ending in y preceded by a vowel form their plurals by adding - s.
Example: boy, boys; day, days
Most nouns ending in o preceded by a consonant is formed into a plural by adding es. Example: hero; heroes; grotto, grottoes
Rule #6Some nouns ending in f or fe are made plural by changing f orfe to - ves. Example: beef, beeves; wife, wives
|man, men||foot, feet||mouse, mice|
|woman, women||tooth, teeth||louse, lice|
|child, children||ox, oxen||goose, gees|
Some nouns are always singular. Some of these nouns may be used in the plural when different kinds are meant as sugars, coffees, cottons
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