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How to change a singular noun into a plural noun examples

How to change a singular noun into a plural noun examples
 

SINGULAR AND PLURAL NOUNS



SINGULAR AND PLURAL NOUNS
SINGULAR AND PLURAL NOUNS

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Singular and Plural nouns  -s, -es,or -ies  and Irregular Plural nouns examples 

In this article, you 're going to learn the following:

  • How to make the noun plural by adding -s 
  • How to make the noun plural by adding -es 
  • How to make the noun plural by adding -ies 

  • Irregular Plural Nouns (doesn't have a rule )

How to make the noun plural by adding -s 


REGULAR NOUNS
Most singular nouns form the plural by adding -s.

EXAMPLES:
Singular
Plural
boat
boats
house
houses
Regular plural noun examples by adding -s


A singular noun ending in s, x, z, ch, sh makes the plural by adding-es.
EXAMPLES:

Singular
Plural
bus
buses
wish
wishes
pitch
pitches
box
boxes


Note:
There’s one exception to this rule. If the -ch the ending is pronounced with a ‘k’ sound, you add -s   rather than -es:
Stomach - Stomachs

A singular noun ending in a consonant and then y makes the plural by dropping the y and adding-ies.
EXAMPLES

Singular
Plural
penny
pennies
spy
spies
baby
babies
city
cities
daisy
daisies

Irregular Plural Nouns (doesn't have a rule )


There are some irregular plural nouns. The most common ones are listed below.

Singular
Plural
woman
women
man
men
child
children
tooth
teeth
foot
feet
person
people
leaf
leaves
mouse
mice


goose
geese
half
halves
knife
knives
wife
wives
life
lives
elf
elves
loaf
loaves
potato
potatoes
tomato
tomatoes









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