#EngClass: Irregular Plural Nouns

​Hi fellas, how was your weekend?

Today we will learn about irregular plural nouns.

An irregular plural noun is an irregular noun in the plural form. 

An irregular noun is a noun that becomes plural by changing its spelling in other ways than adding an “s” or “es” to the end of the word.

Although most nouns have plurals formed according to regular rules, some nouns have unusual, or irregular plurals.
1. Certain nouns do not add a letter to the end, but change the word itself.

E.g. 

Man –> Men

Tooth –> Teeth

Mouse –> Mice
2. Certain other nouns have the same plural form as singular form.

E.g. 

Deer –> Deer

Bison –> Bison

Sheep –> Sheep
3. Some nouns that end in -f or -fe, the plural form end with -ves.

E.g.

Knife –> Knives

Leaf –> Leaves

Shelf –> Shelves
4. Some nouns that end in -o, the plural form end with -es.

E.g.

Hero –> Heroes

Potato –> Potatoes

Echo –> Echoes
That’s all for today fellas. See you next Sunday.

Compiled and written by @sherlydarmali for @EnglishTips4U on Sunday, January 8, 2017.

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