Plural rules

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<ol><li> 1. 1. Add s bear = bears car = cars book = books </li><li> 2. The alphabet: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Vowels: A E I O U Consonants: B C D F G H J K L M N P Q R S T V W X Y Z </li><li> 3. 2. Words that end in Y If there is a consonant before the y it changes to I and add es. baby = </li><li> 4. 2. Words that end in Y If there is a consonant before the y it changes to I and add es. baby = baby + ies = babies </li><li> 5. 2. Words that end in Y If there is a consonant before the y it changes to I and add es. baby = baby + ies = babies lorry = </li><li> 6. 2. Words that end in Y If there is a consonant before the y it changes to I and add es. baby = baby + ies = babies lorry = lorry + ies = lorries </li><li> 7. Change these nouns to plurals: story = penny = </li><li> 8. Change these nouns to plurals: story = stories penny = </li><li> 9. Change these nouns to plurals: story = stories penny = pennies </li><li> 10. 3. If there is a vowel (A E I O U) before the y just add s boy = </li><li> 11. 3. If there is a vowel (A E I O U) before the y just add s boy = boys </li><li> 12. 3. If there is a vowel (A E I O U) before the y just add s boy = boys toy = </li><li> 13. 3. If there is a vowel (A E I O U) before the y just add s boy = boys toy = toys </li><li> 14. Change these nouns to plurals: storey = donkey = </li><li> 15. Change these nouns to plurals: storey = storeys donkey = </li><li> 16. Change these nouns to plurals: storey = storeys donkey = donkeys </li><li> 17. 4. Words that end in x sh ch s or ss add es box = wish = lunch = </li><li> 18. 4. Words that end in x sh ch s or ss add es box = boxes wish = lunch = </li><li> 19. 4. Words that end in x sh ch s or ss add es box = boxes wish = wishes lunch = </li><li> 20. 4. Words that end in x sh ch s or ss add es box = boxes wish = wishes lunch = lunches </li><li> 21. Change these nouns to plurals: fox = church = dress = </li><li> 22. Change these nouns to plurals: fox = foxes church = dress = </li><li> 23. Change these nouns to plurals: fox = foxes church = churches dress = </li><li> 24. Change these nouns to plurals: fox = foxes church = churches dress = dresses </li><li> 25. 5. Words that end in o add s or es: hero = zero = tomato = </li><li> 26. 5. Words that end in o add s or es: hero = heroes zero = tomato = </li><li> 27. 5. Words that end in o add s or es: hero = heroes zero = zeros tomato = </li><li> 28. 5. Words that end in o add s or es: hero = heroes zero = zeros tomato = tomatoes </li><li> 29. Change these nouns to plurals: Volcano = potato = patio = </li><li> 30. Change these nouns to plurals: Volcano = volcanoes potato = patio = </li><li> 31. Change these nouns to plurals: Volcano = volcanoes potato = potatoes patio = </li><li> 32. Change these nouns to plurals: Volcano = volcanoes potato = potatoes patio = patios </li><li> 33. 6. Words that end in f or fe: Change f or fe v and then + es scarf = </li><li> 34. 6. Words that end in f or fe: Change f or fe v and then + es scarf = scarf + es = scarves </li><li> 35. 6. Words that end in f or fe: Change f or fe v and then + es scarf = scarf + es = scarves leaf = </li><li> 36. 6. Words that end in f or fe: Change f or fe v and then + es scarf = scarf + es = scarves leaf = leaf + es = leaves </li><li> 37. Change these nouns to plurals: half = wolf = loaf = </li><li> 38. Change these nouns to plurals: half = halves wolf = loaf = </li><li> 39. Change these nouns to plurals: half = halves wolf = wolves loaf = </li><li> 40. Change these nouns to plurals: half = halves wolf = wolves loaf = loaves </li><li> 41. There are exceptions: caf = cafes roof = roofs safe = safes belief = beliefs </li><li> 42. Irregular plurals Singular Plural Singular Plural man men deer deer woman women ox oxen child children sheep sheep foot feet salmon salmon tooth teeth fish fish or fishes louse lice mouse mice </li></ol>