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PLURAL OF NOUNS. The general rule for making nouns plural is as follows:. PLURAL OF NOUNS. Generally speaking, if the noun ends in a vowel, add s . el chico = los chico s If the noun ends in a consonant, add es . e l papel = los papel es. PLURAL OF NOUNS. More specifically:

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plural of nouns

PLURAL OF NOUNS

The general rule for making nouns plural is as follows:

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  • Generally speaking, if the noun ends in a vowel, add s.

el chico = los chicos

  • If the noun ends in a consonant, add es.

el papel = los papeles

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  • More specifically:
  • If the noun ends in an unstressed vowel, add s

el muchacho → los muchachos

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  • If the noun ends in a stressed vowel, add es

el israelí → los israelíes

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  • If the noun ends in an unstressed vowel + s, there is no change (the definite article is pluralized however).

el martes → los martes

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  • If the noun ends in a consonant, add es

el profesor → los profesores

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  • If the noun ends in a stressed vowel + s, add es(drop any accent marks)

el francés → los franceses

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  • Nouns that end in an accented vowel or n or sdrop the accent mark and the add es

la nación → lasnaciones

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  • Nouns that end in n and are stressed on the penultimate syllable add an accent mark to that syllable and then add es

la imagen → lasimágenes

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  • NOTE: If a noun ends in “z,” change it to “c” before adding es

lápiz →lápices

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It may help you to know some basic rules for stress/pronunciation so that you know which syllables receive the stress or emphasis

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  • Words that ends in a consonant are always stressed on the last (ultimate) syllable
        • Ejemplos:

Hablar

Beber

Vivir

Popular

Papel

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  • Words that end in a vowel or n or s are stressed on the next-to-last (penultimate) syllable
    • Ejemplos:

Chica

Habla

Beben

distintos

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  • Any syllable containing an accent mark is stressed on the accented syllable

Ejemplos:

Háblame(stressed on the antepenultimate syllable)

débil(stressed on the penultimate syllable)

farándula(stressed on the antepenultimate syllable)

Cómprenmela(esdrújula)