Singular-Plural-2 (Rules of Making Plural)


Rule:1       a = e                  
·        gentleman  =       gentlemen
·        man            =       men
·        policeman  =       policemen
·        postman     =       postmen
·        woman       =       women
Rule:2       en
·        child          =       children
·        ox              =       oxen
·        brother      =       brethren
Rule:3       oo = ee
·        foot           =       feet
·        goose        =       geese
·        tooth         =       teeth
    Exceptions:
·        book         =       books
·        hook         =       hooks
·        roof          =       roofs
·        room        =       rooms
Rule:4       …ouse  = …ice
·        louse        =       lice
·        mouse      =       mice
     Others
·        blouse      =       blouses
·         house      =       houses
Rule:5       …um/on  = …a
·        automaton =       automata
·        bacterium  =       bacteria
·        criterion     =       criteria
·        curriculum =       curricula
·        datum        =       data
·        erratum     =       errata
·        medium    =       media
·        ovum        =       ova
·        phenomenon=    phenomena
·        phylum       =       phyla
Rule:6       …a  = …ae
·        alga          =       algae      
·        alumna     =       alumnae
·        amoeba    =       amoebae
·        antenna    =       antennae
·        formula    =       formulae
·        larva         =       larvae
·        nebula      =       nebulae
·        vertebra    =       vertebrae
·        vita           =       vitae
Rule:7       …us  = …i
·        alumnus    =       alumni
·        bacillus     =       bacilli
·        cactus       =       cacti
·        focus        =       foci
·        fungus      =       fungi
·        nucleus     =       nuclei
·        octopus     =       octopi
·        radius        =       radii
·        stimulus    =       stimuli
·        syllabus     =       syllabi
·        terminus    =       termini
Rule:8       …us  = …a
·        corpus       =       corpora
·        genus        =       genera
Rule:9       …i(s)  = …e(s)
·        analysis     =       analyses
·        axis           =       axes
·         basis        =       bases
·        crisis         =       crises 
·        diagnosis   =       diagnoses
·        ellipsis      =       ellipses
·        hypothesis =       hypotheses
·        oasis           =       oases
·        parenthesis=      parentheses
·        synopsis    =       synopses
·        thesis         =       theses
Rule:10     …e/ix  = …ices
·        apex           =       apices
·        appendix    =       appendices
·        codex         =       codices
·        index         =       indices
·        matrix        =       matrices
·        vortex        =       vortices
Rule:11     …eau  = …eaux
·        beau          =       beaux
·        bureau       =       bureaux
·        chateau      =       chateaux
·        plateau      =       plateau
·        tableau      =       tableaux
Rule:12     Singular-Plural same
·        aircraft       =       aircraft
·        cod            =       cod
·        deer           =       deer
·        fish            =       fish
·        means        =       means
·        offspring    =       offspring
·        series         =       series
·        sheep        =       sheep
·        species      =       species
Rule:13      Some other Italian Words in plural:
·        concerto    =       concerti
·        graffito      =       graffiti
·        libretto       =       libretti
·        tempo        =       tempi
·        virtuoso     =       virtuosi
Rule:13      Some Hebrew Words in Plural:
·        Cherub     =       cherubim
·        Seraph     =       seraphim

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