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 –> Codices
  • 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
2 years 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
2 years ago

fast simple

Darren
Darren
2 years ago

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

yeet
yeet
2 years ago
Reply to  Darren

yeet

Yeet master
Yeet master
1 year ago
Reply to  yeet

Yeet yeetz

Yeets
Yeets
1 year ago
Reply to  Yeet master

Yeeeeeeeeeeeeeeet

Unknown
Unknown
2 years ago

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

nery
nery
1 year ago
Reply to  Unknown

deer
moose
 

Ines Mayo
Ines Mayo
1 year ago

this is crazy people you krona

Ines Mayo
Ines Mayo
1 year ago

I hate this

kye
kye
1 year ago

this did help my class

thank you

Dnija Blue
Dnija Blue
9 months ago

HI,What are the other irregular plural nouns?

trishapoop
trishapoop
8 months ago

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

nicole
nicole
4 months ago

i like it

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