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Irregular plural nouns

Irregular plural nouns

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Some words have irregular plural endings. This tutorial will help you understand them.

Many types of irregular plural are :

Some irregular nouns take on the plural form by first changing the last letter of the word before adding “s.” Words that end in “f” are a good example of this case. To make such a word plural, you change the “f” to “ve” and add an “s.”

Plural nouns that end in ves:

More than one elf = elves
More than one calf = calves
More than one knife = knives
More than one loaf = loaves
More than one shelf = shelves
More than one wolf = wolves
More than one loaf = loaves

Irregular nouns made plural by changing vowels, changing the word, or adding a different ending:

More than one man = men
More than one person = people
More than one mouse = mice
More than one child = children
More than one foot = feet
More than one goose = geese
More than one tooth = teeth
More than one louse = lice
More than one cactus = cacti
More than one appendix = appendices
More than one ox =oxen

 

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