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Noun and Number
Knowing singular and plural and forming the noun singular to plural has always been a concern to structuring the sentence correctly. Hence, it becomes imperative to understand nouns and numbers. (noun and number)
Therefore, here I shall be shedding the light on this subject explicitly.
Compound noun (noun and number)
Compound nouns are pluralized by adding s with the main word.
Member of parliament
Member of parliaments
Some words are both sides pluralizes (noun and number)
There are twelve nouns, ending in f or Fe, which drop the F or FE and add VES.
Note: Hoof, scarf, and wharf take either s or ves.
Exception, ending in f or fe pluralized adding s. (noun and number)
Some Latin words ending in us are pluralized by changing us to i. (noun and number)
Some Greek words ending in on are pluralized by changing on to a.
Some Greek words ending in is are pluralized by changing is to es.
Following eight nouns are pluralized by changing inside vowels in them.
Some nouns have two plurals with different meanings.
Brothers (Sons of the same parents)
Brethren (Members of a society or community)
Cloths (Unstitched cloth)
Clothes (Stiched clothes-garments)
Die (Stamps used for printing or coining)
Dice (Small cubes used in games)
Indexes (Tables of contents in a book)
Indices (Signs used in algebra)
Some Latin words ending in um are pluralized by dropping um and adding a.
Nowadays, Agenda and Data are used in the singular as well as in plural
Some Latin words which are pluralized by adding s only.
Formulae or Formulas
Nouns with one meaning in singular and another meaning in plural.
Goods (सामान-Items for sale)
Mark (निशान-A small area on the surface of something that is damaged, dirty)
Marks (अंक-Point, Figure, numbers)
Rights (अधिकार-The legal authority)
Beside (बगल में-At the side of, next to)
Besides (के अलावा-In addition to)
After (के बाद में-Following in time)
Afters (Dessert-Sweet food eaten at the end of a meal)
Green (हरा/अनुभवहीन-Color name/Inexperience)
Greens (हरी सब्ज़ियां-Vegetables)
Manner (तौर – तरीका- The way in which something is done)
Manners (शिष्टाचार-Ways of behaving)
New (नया-Recently created)
Airs (अकड़-(swagger) to walk or behave in a way that shows that you are very confident and think that you are important
Colors (the official flag of a country, ship, or military group)
Glass (कांच- A hard, transparent material)
Glasses (चश्मा- A pair of glasses)
Water (पानी-A clear liquid, without color or taste)
Sand (रेत-a substance that consists of very small grains of rock, found on beaches and in deserts)
Wood (लकड़ी-A hard substance that forms the branches and trunks of trees)
Iron (लोहा-hard metal)
Paper (कागज़-thin, flat material made from crushed wood or cloth, used for writing, printing, or drawing on)
Papers (दस्तावेज़-Official documents)
Force (बल-Physical, strength, or power)
Forces (सेना-Police forces)
Arm (बांह-Body part)
Time (समय-minutes, days, years, etc.)
Work (काम-An activity, such as a job)
Works (रचनाएँ-Something that a person has created or written)
Custom (रीति-A belief that has been established for a long time)
Customs (Tax -money paid to the government when you take particular goods from one country to another)
Rich (धनी-having a lot of money or valuable possessions)
Riches (धन-a large amount of money or valuable possessions)