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Formation of nouns from their plural & examples

FORMATION OF NOUNS FROM THEIR PLURAL

Noun: According to the Rules, you can make the formation of ” Nouns ” from their ” Plural “.

( Mostly, Plural of a Noun are made by the following Rules )

Now we are making the Formation of nouns form their plural by the following rules which are given below.

RULE NO: 01 ( Formation of nouns )

The Singular Nouns are generally made from Plural by the addition of ” s “.

Example:

Singular Plural Singular Plural
Ant Ants Bird Birds
Ball Balls Brother Brothers
Bed Beds Shoe Shoes
Star Stars Table Tables
Formation of nouns from their plural & examples Rule 1

RULE NO: 02

The Singular noun ends with “s, ss, sh, ch, x, or z “ then the Plural of a noun is made by adding ” es “ with it.

Examples:

Singular Plural Singular Plural
Ass Asses Match Matches
Bush Bushes Fox Foxes
Box Boxes Topaz Topazes
Glass Glasses Bus Buses
Formation of nouns from their plural & examples Rule 2

RULE NO: 03

If a Singular noun ends with “ch ” with the voice of ” k “ then the Plural is made by adding ” s “ with it.

Examples:

Singular Plural Singular Plural
Monarch Monarchs Stomach Stomachs
Formation of nouns from their plural & examples Rule 3

RULE NO: 04

If a Singular noun ends with a Consonant letter before ” y “ then a Plural is made by adding if ” ies ” with it.

Examples:

Singular Plural Singular Plural
BabyBabies Family Families
ArmyArmies City Cities
HobbyHobbies Cry Cries
FlyFlies FunnyFunnies
Formation of nouns from their plural & examples Rule 4

RULE NO: 05

If a Singular noun ends with Vowel letters ( a, e, i, o, u ) before ” y “ then Plural is made by adding ” S ” with it and ” y “ is doesn’t change.

Example:

Singular Plural Singular Plural
Boy Boys ToyToys
Day Days MonkeyMonkeys
Key Keys Donkey Donkeys
Joy Joys Coy Coys
Formation of nouns from their plural & examples Rule 5

RULE NO: 06

If Singular Noun is ended with ” o “ then Plural is made by adding ” es “ with it.

Example:

Singular Plural Singular Plural
BuffaloBuffaloesPotato Potatoes
HeroHeroesMango Mangoes
TomatoTomatoes Piano Pianoes
EchoEchoes Negro Negroes
Formation of nouns from their plural & examples Rule 6

RULE NO: 07

If Singular Noun is ended with Vowel letters before ” o ” then Plural is made by adding ” S ” with it.

Example:

Singular Plural Singular Plural
Radio Radios ZooZoos
Cuckoo CuckoosShampooShampoos
Studio StudiosVideo Videos
Yahoo YahoosStereoStereos
Formation of nouns from their plural Rule 7

RULE NO: 08

If Singular Noun is ended with ” f, af, ef, or fe ” then we put ” ves ” to make the Plural.

Example:

Singular Plural Singular Plural
Knife Knives Wife Wives
ThiefThieves Calf Calves
LifeLives Loaf Loves
LeafLeaves Relief Relives
Formation of nouns from their plural & examples Rule 8

RULE NO: 09

Some Nouns are those which end with ” f, ief or off “ but we put ” s “ to make the Plural.

Example:

Singular Plural Singular Plural
WolfWolfsProof Proofs
HoofHoofs Thief Thiefs
Chief Chiefs Self Selfs
RoofRoofs Turf Turfs
Formation of nouns from their plural & example Rule 9

RULE NO: 10 ( Formation of nouns )

Some Nouns of Plurals are made by the changing of middle Vowels letters.

Example:

Singular Plural Singular Plural
Woman WomenMan Men
Goose Geese Foot Feet
Louse Lice Mouse Mice
Brother Brethren Tooth Teeth
Formation of noun from their plural & examples Rule 10

RULE NO: 11

Some Nouns are adding of ” en or ren ” to make the Plural it.

Example:

Singular Plural Singular Plural
Ox Oxen Wake Woken
Child Children Write Written
Break Broken
ListListen
Formation of nouns from their plural & Rule 11

RULE NO: 12

If the Singular Noun is ending with ” us “ remove ” us “ and put ” i ” to make the Plural noun.

Example:

SingularPlural
SyllabusSyllabi
StimulusStimuli
RadiusRadii
AlumnusAlumni
Formation of nouns from their plural & Rule 12

RULE NO: 13

If the Singular Nouns is ending with ” on ” remove ” on “ and put ” a ” to make the Plural.

Example:

SingularPlural
PhenomenonPhenomena
CriterionCriteria
Formation of nouns from their plural & Rule 13

RULE NO: 14

Some Nouns are always keeping Singular they don’t change.

Example:

Singular
Deer
Fish
Sheep
Hundred
Cattle
Paisa
Hairs
News
Public
Formation of noun from their plural & examples Rule 14

Difference of ” Singular ” and ” Plural ”

A Compound Noun naturally forms the Plural by adding ” S “ to the Principle word.

Example:

Singular Plural
Coat-of-mailCoats-of-mail
Looker-onLookers-on
Step-sonStep-sons
Court-martialCourts-martial
Son-in-lawSons-in-law
Commander-in-chiefCommanders-in-chief
Hanger-onHangers-on
Father-in-lawFather-in-law
Step-daughterStep-daughters
Passer-byPassers-by

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Related Topics:

1: Animate Nouns

2: Inanimate Nouns

3: Mass Nouns

4: Generic Nouns

5: Cases of Nouns

6: 10 Kinds of Nouns

7: Antecedent definition Usage & examples

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