List of 36 Important Irregular Plural Nouns in English

Irregular Plural Nouns in English! Following are 36 important irregular plurals examples you should learn by heart to master your English grammar.

Irregular Plural Nouns| Rules

Words that end in “f”, you change the “f” to “ve” and add an “s.”

Irregular plural nouns that end in ves:

  • knife => knives
  • wolf => wolves
  • elf => elves
  • loaf => loaves
  • calf => calves
  • shelf => shelves
  • loaf => loaves

Changing vowels, changing the word, or adding a different ending

  • man => men
  • foot => feet
  • tooth => teeth
  • louse => lice
  • cactus => cacti
  • goose => geese
  • person => people
  • mouse => mice
  • appendix => appendices
  • ox => oxen
  • child => children

Keeping the same spelling as the singular form or by adding an s or es.

  • quail => quail or quails
  • cod => cod or cods
  • fish => fish or fishes
  • shrimp => shrimp or shrimps

Irregular Plural Nouns List

Learn a list of 36 irregular plural nouns in English.

  • Ellipsis –> Ellipses
  • Codex –> Codies
  • Larva–> Larvae
  • Alumna –> Alumnae
  • Erratum –> Errata
  • Ox –> Oxen
  • Oasis –> Oases
  • Swine –> Swine
  • Trout –> Trout
  • Genus –> Genera
  • Diagnosis –> Diagnoses
  • Analysis –> Analyses
  • Man -> Men
  • Person -> People
  • Foot -> Feet
  • Tooth -> Teeth
  • Child -> Children
  • Mouse -> Mice
  • Sheep ->  Sheep
  • Fish ->  Fish
  • Leaf ->  Leaves
  • Goose ->  Geese
  • Woman ->  Women
  • Aircraft ->  Aircraft
  • Apex  ->  Apices
  • Bison -> Bison
  • Crisis ->  Crises
  • Curriculum ->  Curricula
  • Datum ->  Data
  • Focus ->  Foci
  • Series ->  Series
  • Vita ->  Vitae
  • Tuna ->  Tuna
  • Quiz ->  Quizzes
  • Index ->  Indices

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harry malcolm
harry malcolm
2 years ago

goy goyim

Carmen
Carmen
1 year ago

Leaf is not irregular like the others in the list; it belongs to the “f” “Fe” group of words, like wife, knife, shelf, thief

munkhtur
munkhtur
1 year ago

fast simple

Darren
Darren
1 year ago

Both the list and the picture have repeated the item “Focus -> Foci”

yeet
yeet
1 year ago
Reply to  Darren

yeet

Yeet master
Yeet master
1 year ago
Reply to  yeet

Yeet yeetz

Yeets
Yeets
6 months ago
Reply to  Yeet master

Yeeeeeeeeeeeeeeet

Unknown
Unknown
1 year ago

What is the irregular of Deer,Moose and Louse? Please tell me. Thank you.

nery
nery
9 months ago
Reply to  Unknown

deer
moose
 

Ines Mayo
Ines Mayo
8 months ago

this is crazy people you krona

Ines Mayo
Ines Mayo
8 months ago

I hate this

kye
kye
6 months ago

this did help my class

thank you

Dnija Blue
Dnija Blue
3 months ago

HI,What are the other irregular plural nouns?

trishapoop
trishapoop
2 months ago

can you please at least put some more words. people you need to work better

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