"plural noun" meaning in English

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Noun

Forms: plural nouns [plural]
Head templates: {{en-noun}} plural noun (plural plural nouns)
  1. (grammar) The plural form of a common noun Categories (topical): Grammar
    Sense id: en-plural_noun-en-noun-K4lts94K Topics: grammar, human-sciences, linguistics, sciences
  2. (grammar) A noun that inherently refers to multiple items Categories (topical): Grammar Translations (Translations): ainmear iolra (Scottish Gaelic), enw lluosog [masculine] (Welsh)
    Sense id: en-plural_noun-en-noun-SkH831v5 Categories (other): English entries with incorrect language header, Terms with Scottish Gaelic translations, Terms with Welsh translations Disambiguation of English entries with incorrect language header: 31 69 Disambiguation of Terms with Scottish Gaelic translations: 24 76 Disambiguation of Terms with Welsh translations: 18 82 Topics: grammar, human-sciences, linguistics, sciences Disambiguation of 'Translations': 22 78

Inflected forms

Download JSONL data for plural noun meaning in English (2.0kB)

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