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Published by Zailda Coirano
plural das palavras em inglês
plural das palavras em inglês

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Published by: Zailda Coirano on Dec 19, 2008
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Regular PluralsThe plural form of most nouns is created simply by adding the letter 's' to theend of the word .For example:-* minute - minutesNouns that end in -ch, -x, -s, -sh, z or s-like sounds, the plural is formed byadding 'es' to the end of the word.For example:-* church - churches | box - boxes | gas - gases | bush - bushes | ass - assesNouns that end in a single -z, the plural is formed by adding 'zes' to the end ofthe word.For example:-* quiz - quizzesMost nouns ending in -o preceded by a consonant also form their plurals by adding'es' .For example:-* potato - potatoes | tomato - tomatoes | volcano - volcanoesHowever many newly created words and words with a Spanish or Italian origin thatend in -o just add an 's'.For example:-* photo - photos | piano - pianos | portico - porticosNouns ending in a consonant + y, drop the y and add 'ies'.For example:-* party - parties | lady - ladiesMost nouns ending in -f or -fe, drop the f and add 'ves'.For example:-* calf - calves | half - halves | wolf - wolvesIrregular PluralsThere are many common nouns that have irregular plurals.For example:-* child - children | person - people | foot - feet | mouse - mice | tooth -teeth

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