In English, there are some common rules to make plural forms of the nouns like a person, place, or any object. If you know how to make plural nouns, then you can easily understand how to do it in the Spanish language. To make Spanish nouns plural, you need to simply follow the rules given in this lesson.
Almost all singular nouns are made plural by simply putting an -s at the end. Depending on the letter on which noun ends, there are several different rules to make plural form. Spanish plurals have an unaccented vowel preceding the s.
Let’s learn the various rules applied to make plural form of nouns in the Spanish.
Table of Contents
|1. Spanish Plurals ending in -s and -es||2. For Words Ending in a Consonant Just Add -s|
|3. Words ending in -s which have and unstressed final vowel do not change in the plural.||4. Singular Nouns Ending in an Accented Vowel|
In English we usually make nouns plural by adding an -s to the end (garden -> gardens; house -> houses, although we do have some nouns which are irregular and do not follow this pattern (mouse-> mice; child ->children)
Note that some foreign words (that is, words which have come from another language, such as English) ending in a consonant just add -s
|el jersey||The Jersey|
|los jerseys||The Jerseys|
Some singular nouns ending in an accented vowel add -es in the plural while other very common ones add -s
|The Boar||el jabali|
|The Boars||los jabalies|
|Coffree/The Cafe||el cafe|
|Coffees/The cafes||los cafes|
|The Sofa||el sofa|
|The Sofas||los sofas|