English Noun Plural

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English Noun Plural

  1. 1. PARTS OF SPEECH NOUN - PLURAL
  2. 2. <ul><li>A noun is often defined as a word which names a person, place or thing . </li></ul>
  3. 3. DEFINITION <ul><li>Many nouns have a special plural form if there is more than one.  For example, we say one book but two books .  Plurals are usually formed by adding an -s (book s ) or -es (box es ) but some plurals are formed in different ways (child - children, person - people, mouse - mice, sheep - sheep </li></ul>
  4. 4. PLURAL <ul><li>Nouns end with e, s, x, ch we usually add `S` or `ES` </li></ul><ul><li>Ex:- bus - buses </li></ul><ul><li>tree - trees </li></ul><ul><li>Donkey - donkeys </li></ul><ul><li>box - boxes </li></ul><ul><li>bench - benches </li></ul><ul><li>Echo - echoes </li></ul>
  5. 5. Bus Buses
  6. 6. Tree trees
  7. 7. End with `Y` <ul><li>A noun end with `Y` which follows by a vowel we add `S` in the end of the noun </li></ul><ul><li>Ex:- boy-boys </li></ul><ul><li>toy-toys </li></ul>
  8. 8. donkey donkeys
  9. 9. End with `Y` <ul><li>When a noun end with `Y` which follows a consonant add `IES` in the end of the noun </li></ul><ul><li>baby - babies </li></ul><ul><li>lady – ladies </li></ul>
  10. 10. Baby babies
  11. 11. Having `IN`, `BY` & `OF` <ul><li>Some nouns are formed with IN,BY,OF that particular nouns take the plural at first part of the noun </li></ul><ul><li>Commander in chief – commanders in chief </li></ul><ul><li>Passer by – passers by </li></ul><ul><li>Bird of prey – birds of prey </li></ul>
  12. 12. passer by Passers by
  13. 13. Commander in chief Commanders in chief
  14. 14. bird of prey Birds of prey
  15. 15. SAME <ul><li>Some nouns are not having any change in plural </li></ul><ul><li>Fish – fish </li></ul><ul><li>Deer - deer </li></ul>
  16. 16. fish fish
  17. 17. deer deer
  18. 18. Different way <ul><li>Some nouns are formed as plural in a different way </li></ul><ul><li>Child – children </li></ul><ul><li>Person – people </li></ul>
  19. 19. Child children
  20. 20. Some nouns are changed in the middle of the word tooth – teeth foot – feet man – men woman – women oasis - oases
  21. 21. foot feet
  22. 22. woman women
  23. 23. Woman women
  24. 24. goose geese
  25. 25. man men
  26. 26. tooth teeth
  27. 27. oasis oases
  28. 28. End with `FE` <ul><li>The noun which end with `FE` it automatilly takes the `VES` in the plural form </li></ul><ul><li>Wife – wives </li></ul><ul><li>Knife –knives </li></ul>
  29. 29. housewife housewives
  30. 30. PRONOUNS They hurt themselves It is theirs It is their car He knows them They know me It hurt itself It is its It is its car He knows it It knows me She hurt herself It is hers It is her car He knows her She knows me He hurt himself It is his It is his car I know him He knows me You hurt yourself You hurt yourselves It is yours It is your car He knows you You know him We hurt ourselves It is ours It is our car He knows us We know him I Hurt myself It is mine It is my car He knows me I know him REFLEXIVE POSSESSIVE OBJECTIVE SUBJECTIVE

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