A noun is a word used to name a person, an animal, a place or a thing.
Watch this video and learn more about nouns and how they change to plural.
Nouns also indicate quantity; the quantity being the difference between singular (one) and plural (more than one).
The plural form of a singular nouns can be formed in various ways:
(a) by adding -s to the noun
These are nouns that can take a plural form:
(b) by adding -es to nouns which end in s, sh, ch, ss, or x
(c) (i) by adding –s or –es to nouns ending in ‘O’
(ii) by adding –s to nouns ending in Y
(d) by changing –y into –i and add -es
(e) (i) by adding –s at the end of words ending in –f
(ii) by changing –f or –fe to –v and add –es
(f) Some nouns do not take –s in the plural form.
Instead, there is a vowel change added inside the word.
(g) Some nouns do not change into a plural form.
(h) Some nouns are always in plural form.
(i) by changing the main part of a word or a phrase.
commander in chief commanders in chief
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