Class 7 English Grammar Chapter 3 The Noun Numbers

Class 7 English Grammar Chapter 3 The Noun Numbers. There are two numbers in English: Singular Number and Plural Number. A Noun or Pronoun that denotes one person or thing is said to be in the Singular Number; Boy, Pen, Child, Tree, Book etc.

A Noun or Pronoun that denotes more than one persons or things is said to be in the Plural Number; Boys, Pens, Children. Trees, Books etc.

Class 7 English Grammar Chapter 3 The Noun Numbers

Class 7 English Grammar Chapter 3 Tne Noun Numbers

Class: 7English Grammar
Chapter: 3The Noun Numbers – Singular and Plural

Class 7 English Grammar The Noun- Singular and Plural

Points to be Remembered

Only countable nouns have plural forms. Singular countable nouns can be made plural usually by adding the suffix–s or es.
Nouns that are made plural by adding–s or es are called regular nouns. For example: table –tables, glass–glasses.
However the plural form of some nouns are made differently. Such nouns are called irregular nouns

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The Plural of a Noun formed by adding s to the Singular

Singular Plural
ArticleArticles
Act Acts
AppleApples
Actor Actors
Singular to Plural using es

Singular Nouns ending in s, ss, sh, ch, x or z become Plural by adding es to them.

Singular Plural
Ash Ashes
Address Addresses
Arch Arches
Ass Asses




If a Singular Noun ends in y with a vowel before it, the plural is formed by adding s only.

Singular Plural
Chimney Chimneys
Boy Boys
Donkey Donkeys
Bay Bays

If a Singular Noun ends in o with a consonant before o, the plural is formed by adding es.

Singular Plural
Hero Heroes
Cargo Cargoes
Echo Echoes
Buffalo Buffaloes
Plural of Noun by a change of inside vowels
Singular Plural
Foot Feet
Postman Postmen
Mouse Mice
Goose Geese
Louse Lice
Tooth Teeth
Nouns used only in singular

abuse, advice, luggage, machinery, money, poetry, jewellery, scenery, vacation, word, furniture, fruit, meal, fun, freedom, music, joy, permission, progress, rice, wheat, bread, milk, butter, glass, silver, gold, education, homework, employment, etc.

Nouns used as both the numbers, the singular and the plural

Committee, govt, police, wages, jury, means, politics, pains, publics etc.
The jury was unanimous in its opinion.
The jury were divided in their opinion.
The committee has agreed on this issue.
The committee are divided on this issue.

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