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{{#invoke:Sidebar|sidebar}} {{#invoke:Side box|main}} English nouns are inflected for grammatical number, meaning that if they are of the countable type, they generally have different forms for singular and plural. This article discusses the variety of ways in which English plural nouns are formed from the corresponding singular forms, as well as various issues concerning the usage of singulars and plurals in English. For plurals of pronouns, see English personal pronouns.

Phonological transcriptions provided in this article are for Received Pronunciation and General American. For more information, see English phonology.


English plurals sections
Intro   Regular plurals    Near-regular plurals    Irregular plurals   Plurals of compound nouns  Plurals of letters and abbreviations  Headless nouns   Defective nouns   Singulars as plural and plurals as singular   Plurals of numbers    Nouns used attributively   Teams and their members   Adjectives as collective plurals   See also  References  External links  

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{{#invoke:Sidebar|sidebar}} {{#invoke:Side box|main}} English nouns are inflected for grammatical number, meaning that if they are of the countable type, they generally have different forms for singular and plural. This article discusses the variety of ways in which English plural nouns are formed from the corresponding singular forms, as well as various issues concerning the usage of singulars and plurals in English. For plurals of pronouns, see English personal pronouns.

Phonological transcriptions provided in this article are for Received Pronunciation and General American. For more information, see English phonology.


English plurals sections
Intro   Regular plurals    Near-regular plurals    Irregular plurals   Plurals of compound nouns  Plurals of letters and abbreviations  Headless nouns   Defective nouns   Singulars as plural and plurals as singular   Plurals of numbers    Nouns used attributively   Teams and their members   Adjectives as collective plurals   See also  References  External links  

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