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MAKING NOUNS PLURAL
PLURAL NOUNS A plural form of a noun names more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
Write P if the noun below is plural. Write S if the noun below is singular. 1.trees 2.hat 3.desks 4.books 5.school 6.bus
RULE 1 Most common nouns form their plurals by adding s. wave – waves hat – hats student – students
RULE 2 If the word ends in s, x, z, ch, or sh, add es: glass – glasses church – churches box – boxes bush – bushes ax - axes
RULE 3 If the word ends in y and there’s a consonant before the y, change the y to i and add es: party – parties candy - candies
RULE 4 If the word ends in y and there’s a vowel before the y, add s: play – plays monkey - monkeys
RULE 5 If the word ends in o, usually add s or es: hero – heroes potato – potatoes kangaroo - kangaroos
RULE 6 If a noun ends in f or fe, change the f or fe to ves: calf - calves Knife - knives
Some nouns do not change at all when made plural Nouns that stay the same: moose deer species sheep series swine
Singular and Plural Nouns
Created by Gayle Hughes
Singular and Plural.
Plural and Singular Nouns
house – housesbox - boxes mouse – miceox - oxen hero – heroessafe - safes banjo – banjosknife - knives cupful – cupfulsfoot - feet passerby.
How can we make a noun plural in an easy way?
Plural Nouns Plural means more than 1! There are several rules for making nouns plural.
Plural and Singular Nouns By Project LA Activity Adapted by Cheryl M. Hamilton.
Ms. Suthiya Mano. A plural form of a noun names more than one. It usually ends with s or es.
Making Single Nouns Plural
Noun 1. box door home beauty freedom A person, place, thing, idea, or quality.
Common and Proper Nouns Singular and Plural Nouns Possessive Nouns.
The vowels are: a, e, i, o, and u The consonants are: b, c, d, f, g, h, j, k, l, m, n, p, q, r, s, t, v, w, x, y, and z.
Making Nouns Plural. Rules for making nouns plural Nouns ending in s, ch, sh and x ---- add -es.
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