Singular and Plural Nouns
Singular Nouns principal cafeteria team
Rule Add s to most nouns to make them plural.
Plural Nouns principals cafeterias teams
Singular Nouns switch wish box
Rule Add es to most nouns ending in ch, sh, s, ss, z, or x.
Plural Nouns switches wishes boxes
Singular Nouns community battery discovery
Rule If a noun ends in a consonant and y, change the y to i and add es.
Plural Nouns communities batteries discoveries
Singular Nouns toy play roadway
Rule If a noun ends in a vowel and y, add s to make it plural.
Plural Nouns toys plays roadways
Singular Nouns leaf wife half
Rule Some nouns ending in f or fe are made plural by changing the f to a v and adding es.
Plural Nouns leaves wives halves
Singular Nouns roof chief belief
Rule Some nouns ending in f are made plural by adding s.
Plural Nouns roofs chiefs beliefs
Singular Nouns radio stereo cello piano
Rule Most nouns ending in o that have a vowel just before the o are made plural by adding s.
Plural Nouns radios stereos cellos pianos
Singular Nouns tomato potato tornado
Rule Some nouns ending in o that have a consonant just before the o are made plural by adding es.
Plural Nouns tomatoes potatoes tornadoes
Singular Nouns child mouse man
Rule A few nouns have irregular plural forms where you change the whole word.
Plural Nouns children mice men
Singular Nouns foot tooth goose
Rule In a few nouns, you need to change the oo to ee to make the words plural.
Plural Nouns feet teeth geese
Singular Nouns sheep trout fish deer moose
Rule A few nouns have the same form for both the singular and plural form.
Plural Nouns sheep trout fish deer moose
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