Noun: Number - Part 2

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Noun: Number - Part 2

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Some collective nouns, though singular in form, are used as plurals, like, poultry, cattle, people.

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The common noun 'people' means a 'nation' and is used in both singular and plural.

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A compound noun forms its plural by adding -s to the principal word. However, this differs in case of the below compound nouns. Spoonful and handful is regarded as one word. Hence, the plural would be spoonfuls and handfuls.

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Many nouns taken from foreign languages keep their original plural form like Formula - Formulae (or Formula)

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Noun: Number - Part 2

Some nouns have two forms for the plural, each with different meaning.

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Some nouns have two meanings in singular but only one in the plural.

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Some nouns have one meaning in the singular and two in plural.

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Noun: Number - Part 2

Some nouns have different meanings in the singular and plural form.

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Alphabets, numbers and other symbols are made plural by adding an apostrophe and s.

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Abstract nouns have no plural. They are uncountable. When such words do appear in the plural, they are used as countables.

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Names of substances are also uncountables hence, they are not used in the plural. When such words are used in plural, they become countables with changed meanings.

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