Plural Nouns - Special Cases !!!

Miss Hutter - Grade 3

Noun ending in: Y

A noun ending in -y is a special case. In this case you should DROP the -y and add -ies.

Examples:

baby = babies

buddy = buddies

study = studies
ies - Plurals - fairies, ladies

Spelling Change

In other special case, the SPELLING CHANGES to made a noun plural.

Examples:

child = children

tooth = teeth

woman = women

man = men

NO CHANGE!

In some cases, a noun DOESN"T CHANGE to make it plural!

Examples:

deer = deer

fish = fish