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- Plural is a grammatical number, typically referring to more than one of the referent in the real world.
- A plural is commonly abbreviated pl.
- Plural is indicated either through endings (the sound plural) or internal modification (the broken plural).
- The plural is not required when not necessary, such as when a number has been specified, the plural can be read from the context, and so on.
- The plural is formed by adding the letter i at the end of the word.
- In geometry, a polyhedron (plural polyhedra or polyhedrons) is often defined as a three-dimensional object with flat, polygonal faces and straight edges.
- A polyhedron (plural polyhedra or polyhedrons) is a geometric object with flat faces and straight edges.
- The distinction between a "singular" number (one) and a "plural" number (more than one) found in English is not the only possible classification.
- The distinction between singular and plural in the third person is provided by the suffix -t, which comes directly after the tense marker.
- Yet, by the early eighteenth-century, this distinction was levelled in standard usage, and you assumed the functions of both the singular and plural forms.
- El (Hebrew: אל) is used in both the singular and plural, both for other gods and for the God of Israel.
- In Hebrew, the word "zugot" indicates a plural of two identical objects.
- Generally, Hebrew distinguishes between singular and plural forms of a noun.
- Denmark's national currency, the krone (plural: kroner), is de facto linked to the Euro through ERMII. The exchange rate is very steady at approx.
- Since Italian has many invariable nouns, it does not strike Italians as strange that euro does not change in the plural.
- Also, linguistically speaking, the word "euro" in Greek language functions as a prefix and prefixes don't take plural form.
- Sometimes the trinity consists of the Badb, Macha and Nemain, collectively known as the Morrígan, or in the plural as the Morrígna.
- Concrete nouns can be countable nouns or uncountable nouns, and singular nouns or plural nouns.
- The vocative case is used in addressing someone, and therefore only exists for the second person singular and plural.
- Other languages, most notably the Bantu languages, mark both the singular and the plural, for instance Swahili (see example below).
- A pilus (Latin for 'hair'; plural: pili) is a hairlike appendage found on the surface of many bacteria.
- Pili - Plural; Pilus - Singular) O flagelo é uma estrutura proteica que roda como uma hélice.
- In most languages, the singular is formally unmarked, whereas the plural is marked in some way.
- A collective noun should not be treated as both singular and plural in the same construction; thus: The family is determined to press its (not their) claim.
- A group of similar genera (the plural of genus) forms a family.
- Of particular note is her wish that her family retain belief in the "principle" of plural marriage.
- The word "falafel" is the plural of the Arabic word فلفل (filfil), meaning "pepper." Variant spellings in English include felafel and filafil.
- In the following example, note what happens to the verb in the English and Finnish versions when the meaning is plural.
- However, the word God in Hebrew (Elohim) is also a plural, meaning "powerful ones" or "rulers".
- The word "animal" comes from the Latin word animal, of which animalia is the plural, and is derived from anima, meaning vital breath or soul.
- I prefer the usage of the plural; generally, we are talking about all the languages in a group, not just one of them.
- In Latin, tu was originally the singular, and vos the plural, with no distinction for honorific or familiar.
- Vos is used with forms of the verb that resemble those of the second person plural in traditional (Spain's) Castilian Spanish.
- Thus, if a subject is singular, its verb must also be singular; if a subject is plural, its verb must also be plural.
- Plural forms for the verb are only used when the subject is not mentioned, or precedes it, and the feminine singular is used for all non-human plurals.
- Adding this suffix to a nominal stem gives plural forms, adding it to verbal stems restricts the subject to third person singular.
- The title of a single work, even when plural in form, takes a singular verb.
- Compare this to English headquarters, which is plural but governs a singular verb: there are many rooms or quarters, but they all serve one purpose.
- Brian Boru was from a group of people so obscure that they adopted a fictitious, but more prestigious name, the 'Dal gCais' (Dalcassians in the plural).
- In some languages, in addition to the singular and plural there is also a dual, which is used when exactly two people or things are meant.
- The name of the people appears in early Arabic sources as Al-Taylasân and in Persian as Tâlišân and Tavâliš, which are plural forms of Tâliš.
- Polyhedron and polyhedra (plural) means many faces.
- A polyhedron (plural: polyhedra) is a three - dimensional figure made up of sides called faces, each face being a polygon.
- A deltahedron (plural deltahedra) is a polyhedron whose faces are all equilateral triangles.
- In a Latin word such as portabant, "they were carrying," the head segment, -nt, determines that the word is the third person plural of a verb.
- Indicative present (first person singular, third person plural) — capiō, capiunt, etc.
- The ergative plural suffix -te only occurs when required (a) to indicate the third person plural, or (b) to indicate the (real) second person plural.
- Ringworm is a skin disease caused by a fungus (plural: fungi).
- Fungus, or fungi in the plural form, are a special group of organisms that greatly range in size, shape, and structure.
- Mycelium (plural mycelia) is the vegetative part of a fungus, consisting of a mass of branching, thread-like hyphae.
- Hypha (plural, hyphae) Long and often branched tubular filament that constitutes the vegetative body of many fungi and funguslike organisms.
- The body can be a single cell, as in yeasts, or a long tubular filament divided into cellular segments, which is called a hypha (plural, hyphae).
- A hypha (plural hyphae) is a long, branching filament that, with other hyphae, forms the feeding thallus of a fungus called the mycelium.
- Masculine plural is characterized by endings with a long vowel.
- To form the plural of nouns ending in -e, whether feminine or masculine, change the final -e to -is.
- Nouns ending in s do not change spelling when pluralized (even though some speakers may pronounce the plural -s differently from the singular -s).
- Pronoun A pronominal paradigm consists of 12 forms: In singular and plural, the 2nd and 3rd persons differentiate gender, while the 1st person does not.
- Pp1mp "Nosotros" Pronoun, personal, first, masculine, plural.
- Pp1fp "Nosotras" Pronoun, personal, first, feminine, plural.
- When it is important to make the plurality of a referent clear, the plural form of a noun is used.
- Regardless, cactus is popularly used as both singular and plural, and is cited as both singular and plural by the Random House Unabridged Dictionary (2006).
- A cactus (plural: cacti, cactuses, or cactus) is any member of the succulent plant family Cactaceae, native to the Americas.
- Ascus (plural, asci) Saclike cell of the sexual state formed by fungi in the phylum Ascomycota containing ascospores.
- The distinguishing morphological character of this group of fungi is a cell in which meiosis occurs (a meiocyte) called an ascus (plural asci).
- An ascus (plural asci) is then formed, in which karyogamy (nuclear fusion) occurs.
- An ascocarp, or ascoma (plural: ascomata), is the fruiting body (sporocarp) of an ascomycete fungus.
- Venturia inaequalis is an ascomycete fungus because it produces sexual spores (ascospores) in a sac-like structure called an ascus (plural asci).
- For instance, in Arabic all nouns can have singular, plural, or dual forms.
- In many languages with dual forms, use of the dual is mandatory, and the plural is used only for groups greater than two.
- It is permissible to use plural or dual forms for uncountable singular nouns when stressing the diversity or the number.
- There are two grammatical genders in Latvian (masculine and feminine) and two numbers, singular and plural.
- The plural form of vertex is vertices.
- The Latin plural data is also used as a plural in English, but it is also commonly treated as a mass noun and used in the singular.
- Had no plural in Latin (possibly because it was a mass noun).
- Other international organizations, such as the IEEE Computer Society,[ 3] allow its usage as either a mass noun or plural based on author preference.
- Mass nouns (or non-count nouns) differ from count nouns in precisely that respect: they can't take plural or combine with number words or quantifiers.
- Neuter nouns and all plural nouns are the same as in the nominative case.
- In English, the demonstrative s this, that change to these, those in the plural, and the indefinite article a, an is omitted or changed to some.
- The dual form of the essive is still used with pronouns, but not with nouns and does not appear at all in the plural.
- Personal pronouns In general, Polynesian languages have three numbers for pronouns and possessives: singular, dual and plural.
- English distinguishes three grammatical persons: The personal pronouns I (singular) and we (plural) are in the first person.
- Personal pronouns also exist, for first and second person, in both singular and plural: ego, nos (I, we) in the first, tu, vos (you, you all) in the second.
- Data. The word data is the plural of datum.
- Some authorities and publishers, cognizant of the word's Latin origin and as the plural form of "datum," use plural verb forms with "data".
- For nouns ending in a weak syllable, the plural is usually formed by addition of -s (or -'s, if the noun ends in a long vowel), with some exceptions.
- Some nouns, in addition to those ending in -ev, change their stem in the genitive of dual and plural.
- In some languages, in addition to the singular and plural forms there is also a dual form, which is used when exactly two people or things are meant.
- Some pronouns (first and second person) could have dual number in addition to singular and plural.
- Some languages have a dual number (there are relics of it in Old English), and in those the plural refers to more than two people or things.
- For example, the Inuktitut word for a person is inuk in the singular, inuuk in the dual number and inuit in the plural.
- The plural morpheme in English is suffixed to the end of most nouns.
- Most loan words take the plural morpheme -(h)ā, although a few retain the plural forms of their source languages.
- Now the morpheme [plural] is represented in a number of different ways.
- A portmanteau [plural - portmanteaux or portmanteaus] is a morpheme, concatenation or fusion of words to create a new combined-meaning word.
- A portmanteau (plural: portmanteaus or portmanteaux) is a term in linguistics that refers to a word or morpheme that fuses two or more grammatical functions.
- Nouns and adjectives were inflected according to one of two grammatical numbers: the singular and the plural.
- Nouns are inflected by number, taking a plural -s, but rarely by gender: only when referring to a male or female being.
- In the English language, nouns are inflected for grammatical number —that is, singular or plural.
- In all the other genders and in the plural it is substituted with the dative: von dëm, von dër, von dën.
- As in other Bantu languages, Zulu nouns are classified into fifteen morphological classes (or genders), with different prefixes for singular and plural.
- There are two genders, no grammatical cases, and a distinction between plural and singular.
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* Countable Noun
* Countable Nouns
* Definite Article
* English Plural
* First Person
* First Person Plural
* Grammatical Number
* Hebrew Word
* Latin Plural
* Masculine Nouns
* Plural Case
* Plural Ending
* Plural Form
* Plural Forms
* Plural Noun
* Plural Number
* Plural Verb
* Polish Szlachta
* Singular Form
* Singular Forms
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