1.4.4 Grammar Spot - Plural nouns


Plural nouns - Substantiv flertall
1. In most cases you put -er in the end
Examples: car - cars = bil - bilerbus - buses = buss - busser, telephone - telephones = telefon - telefoner

Exceptions:

2. If the noun ends in -e you put just -r
Examples: wish - wishes = ønske - ønsker, box - boxes = eske - esker
 
3. Some nouns have the same form in singular and plural.
Examples:
Singular = Indefinite Plural
angrep (n)attack(s)
besøk (n)visit(s)
eventyr (n)fairytale(s), story(ies)
feilerror(s), mistake(s)
forholdcircumstance(s)
frukt
fruit (s)
glassglass (es)
krepscrawfish(es)
musmouse(s)
myggmosquito(es)
sildherring(s)
skoshoe(s)
spikernail(s)
tingthing(s)
våpenweapon(s)
  

4. Irregular plural nouns:

Singular
Irregular Indefinite Plural

and ender duck(s)

bok bøker book(s)

bonde bønder peasant(s)

fot føtter foot(feet)

hånd hender hand(s)

håndkle håndklær hand towel(s)

kne (n) knær knee(s)

kraft krefter strength

ku kyr cow(s)

natt netter night(s)

mann menn man(men)

rand render edge(s)

rot røtter root(s)

stang stenger bar(s)    
strand strender beach(es)    
tang tenger pincher(s)    
tann tenner tooth(teeth)    
tre trær tree(s)    
tær toe(s)    
øye øyne eye(s)    




Exercize:

1.1 Read everything

1.2 read everything changing the part into brackets using new words as:

flowers = blomster
a flower = en blomst
chocolates = sjokolader
a chocolate = en sjokolade
houses = hus
a house = et hus (exceptpion)
girls = jenter
a girl = ei jente



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