Definition of Plural. Meaning of Plural. Synonyms of Plural

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Definition of Plural

Plural
Plural Plu"ral, a. [L. pluralis, from plus, pluris, more; cf. F. pluriel, OF. plurel. See Plus.] Relating to, or containing, more than one; designating two or more; as, a plural word. Plural faith, which is too much by one. --Shak. Plural number (Gram.), the number which designates more than one. See Number, n., 8.
Plural
Plural Plu"ral, n. (Gram.) The plural number; that form of a word which expresses or denotes more than one; a word in the plural form.

Meaning of Plural from wikipedia

- The plural (sometimes abbreviated PL), in many languages, is one of the values of the grammatical category of number. Plural of nouns typically denote...
- Polygamy (called plural marriage by Mormons in the 19th century or the Principle by modern fundamentalist practitioners of polygamy) was practiced by leaders...
- nouns (as in the eagle's feathers, or in one month's time). The marking of plurals of individual characters (e.g. p's and q's). The word apostrophe comes...
- second-, and third-person pronouns are typically also marked for singular and plural forms, and sometimes dual form as well (grammatical number). Some languages...
- include irregular plural nouns, such as the English mice, children and women (see English plural) and the French yeux (the plural of œil, "eye"); and...
- The pronoun you is the second-person personal pronoun, both singular and plural, and both nominative and oblique case in Modern English. The oblique (objective)...
- denote possession for singular nouns, while the particle 啲 (dī) is used for plural nouns. Examples: 爸爸嘅屋企 bā bā ge ūk kéi (father's house/home) 我間屋 ngóh gāan...
- titles for God in the Hebrew Bible. The word is identical to the usual plural of el, meaning gods or magistrates, and is cognate to the 'l-h-m found in...
- In English, the plural form of words ending in -us, especially those derived from Latin, often replaces -us with -i. There are many exceptions, some because...
- In linguistics, a broken plural (or internal plural) is an irregular plural form of a noun or adjective found in the Semitic languages and other Afroasiatic...
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