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Irregular Plural Nouns. By Samantha, Joey and Tailor. Plural irregular nouns . An irregular plural noun is an irregular noun in plural form. The noun becomes irregular when the spelling is changed or a different ending is added.

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Irregular plural nouns

Irregular Plural Nouns

By Samantha, Joey and Tailor


Irregular plural nouns

Plural irregular nouns

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

  • The noun becomes irregular when the spelling is changed or a different ending is added.

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Noun types

Noun Types

  • Ends with –fe

  • Ends with –f

  • Ends with –o

  • Ends with –us

  • Ends with –is

  • Ends with –on

  • All kinds

  • Unchanging

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Noun types forming the plural

Noun types/Forming the plural

  • Chang f to v then add –s (-fe)

  • Change f to v then add –es (-f)

  • Add –es (-o)

  • Change –us to –I (-us)

  • Change –is to –es (-is)

  • Change –on to –a (-on)

  • Change the vowel or change the word or add a different ending (all kinds)

  • Singular and plural are the same (unchanging)


Examples of irregular plural nouns

Examples of Irregular Plural Nouns

  • Ends with –feknife-knives

  • Ends with –f half-halves

  • Ends with –otomato-tomatoes

  • Ends with –uscactus-cacti

  • Ends with –is crisis-crises

  • Ends with –onphenomenon-phenomena

  • All kinds man-men

    child-children

    tooth-teeth

  • Unchanging sheep


Quick quiz

Quick Quiz

Directions: change the noun to its irregular plural form

  • Auto

  • Yourself

  • Moose

  • Octopus


Answers

Answers

  • Autos

  • Yourselves

  • Moose

  • Octopi


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