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2021.09.13 11:30

Rules for plurals in English

For regular nouns, add “s” to the

end
Cat = cats
Dog = dogs

If the singular noun ends in “y” and the letter before it is a consonant, drop it and add “ies”

Baby = babies
Ruby = rubies

If the singular noun ends in ‑s, -ss, -sh, -ch, -x, or -z, add ‑es to the end to make it plural.

Bus = buses
Lunch = lunches

If the singular noun ends in “fe” or “f” drop it and add “ves” (there’s exceptions to this rule)

Knife = knives
Leaf = leaves

If the singular noun ends in -y and the letter before the -y is a vowel, simply add an -s to make it plural

Ray = rays
Boy = boys

If the singular noun ends in ‑o, add ‑es to make it plural (there are exceptions to this one as well)

Potato = potatoes
Video = videos

If the singular noun ends in ‑us, the plural ending is frequently ‑i.

Cactus = cacti
Octopus = octopi

If the singular noun ends in ‑is, the plural ending is ‑es.

analysis – analyses
ellipsis – ellipses

If the singular noun ends in ‑on, the plural ending is ‑a.

phenomenon – phenomena
criterion – criteria

Some nouns don’t change at all when they’re pluralized.

sheep – sheep
series – series
species – species
deer –deer

As with almost every grammar rule in English, there are exceptions
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Comments

  • Hashini サラ 2021.09.13 11:36

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    Thank you so much.😊
  • Dillion 2021.09.13 11:37

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    @Hashini サラ You’re welcome!
  • Hashini サラ 2021.09.13 11:44

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    @Dillion 😊
  • Elio 2021.09.13 11:51

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    Another knowledges today. Thanks for this D :)
  • Júlia Késia 2021.09.13 12:12

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    thank you
  • Dillion 2021.09.13 12:24

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    @Júlia Késia you’re welcome
  • Dillion 2021.09.13 12:24

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    @Elio you’re welcome
  • mila 2021.09.13 13:15

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    Ohh:00 thanks!!
  • Merab 2021.09.13 13:47

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    Thank you so much
  • Nicole 2021.09.13 14:18

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    how are u prof Dillion?
  • Celina 2021.09.13 15:34

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    Es muy confuso Good,Thank you so much
  • Dillion 2021.09.13 16:45

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    @Nicole huh?
  • Nicole 2021.09.13 17:04

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    @Dillion how ru teacher dillion*
  • Dillion 2021.09.13 19:42

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    @Nicole haha I’m good thanks

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