Class 3 English Grammar Chapter 7 Singular and Plural Number

Class 3 English Grammar Chapter 7 Noun – Singular and Plural Number examples and assignments updated for academic session 2021-2022 for CBSE and other State Boards. Here students can practice words forms of Noun in Singular or Plural format.

Assignments given at the end of the chapter are also helpful to clear doubts in Singular – Plural concepts.

Class 3 English Grammar Chapter 7 Singular and Plural

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Singular and Plural Noun

The countable nouns are divided into two groups: singular and plural Number.

Singular Number

Singular number means a common noun that refers to only one person, animal, place or thing.
For example: chair, book, doll, boy.

Plural Number

Plural number means a common noun that refers to more than one person, animal, place or thing.
For example: chairs, books, dolls, boys.

Formation of Plural From Singular
We add ‘s’ or ‘es’ to the singular nouns to make their plural form: Addition of ‘s’
Singular Plural
Pen Pens
Cup Cups
Cow Cows
Book Books



Addition of ‘es’
Singular Plural
Class Classes
Brush Brushes
Box Boxes
Batch Batches
In nouns ending with ‘y’ and the ‘y’ comes after a consonant, we replace ‘y’ and add ‘ies’. If ‘y’ comes after a vowel, we simply add ‘s’.
Singular Plural
Puppy Puppies
Trophy Trophies
Day Days
Baby Babies
Singular Plural
Ray Rays
Toy Toys
Key Keys
Copy Copies
In nouns ending with ‘f’ or ‘fe’, we replace ‘f’ or ‘fe’ and add ‘ves’.
Singular Plural
Calf Calves
Wife Wives
Leaf Leaves
Half Halves
Some nouns do not change their forms in plural.

Examples:
Deer, Sheep, Hair, Aircraft

There are few nouns that occur only in plural. For example:
trousers, scissors, gloves, socks, shorts etc.
All the above nouns, which have both singular and plural forms are same countable noun.

Uncountable Nouns

There are other nouns, which cannot be counted. They are called uncountable noun.
Examples:
water, milk, tea, blood, air, oxygen, smoke etc.

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