English Grammar Number and Noun and The Number

Definition of Number: If a Noun tells about one or more than one is called Number.

Examples of Number:

  • A Boy, A Girl, A Pen, A Table all is denoted only one.
  • Boys, Girls, Pens, Tables- All is denoted more than one.

Kinds of Number

  • Singular Number
  • Plural Number

Singular Number: If a Noun Tells about only one, it is called Singular Number.

Examples of Singular Number: A Student, A Woman

Plural Number: If a Noun Tells about more than one, It is called Plural Number.

Examples of Plural Numbers: Students, Women

Note: This is most important for all English grammar to exam and aspirant level.

Rules for changing a Singular into Plural Number:

English Grammar Number Noun and The Number Excercise

Rule1. Generally किसी भी Noun के last में ‘s’ जोड़कर  Plural बनाया  जाता है।

Singular Plural Singular Plural
Fan Fans Pen Pens
Flat Flats Chair Chairs
Shirt Shirts Friend Friends
Horse Horses Dog Dogs

Rule2.   यदि किसी Singular Common Noun का last letter ‘s’, ‘ss’, ‘sh’, ‘ch’ (च) हो, तो ‘es’ जोड़कर  Plural बनाया  जाता है।

Singular Plural Singular Plural
Bus Buses Class Classes
Kiss Kisses Gas Gases
Glass Glasses Dish Dishes
Bush Bushes Brush Brushes
Match Matches Bench Benches
Batch Batches Branch Branches
Watch Watches Box Boxes
Tax Taxes Quiz Quizes
Topaz Topazes    

Rule3. यदि किसी Singular Common Noun का last letter ‘y’हो और y के पहले Consonant हो, तो y को हटाकर ‘ies’ जोड़कर Plural बनाया जाता है।

Singular Plural Singular Plural
Lady Ladies Baby Babies
City Cities Story Stories
Army Armies Fly Flies
Pony Ponies Duty Duties
Secretary Secretaries Security Securities
Lily Lilies Salary Salaries
Nursery Nurseries Obituary Obituaries
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