Tag Archives: Plural

Plural form of Words that end with ‘y’

Formula to get plural form of words ending with y-

  1. When a word ends with vowel: (a,e,i,o,u) + y -a ‘s’ is added at the end of the word – e.g.- boy become boys, kidney become kidneys
  2. When a word ends with: consonent + y -the ‘y’ at the end becomes ‘ies’ – e.g.- country becomes countries or baby becomes babies
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Which word means multiple: plural or pleural?

Answer: plural

Pleural: this word is related to the word ‘pleura’ which is the outer covering of lungs of humans and certain other animals

What is the plural form of baby and kidney?

Answers:

  • Baby- Babies

  • Kidney- Kidneys

What is the plural form of water? Is it waters?

In general, water is used as an uncountable noun, which means that it does not change to a plural form. Listen to these:

Put plenty of water in the bath!

Put plenty of peas in the soup!

Fill the bowls with water.

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