Borrowed words -i, -en, -a, -es, -ae
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In words borrowed from Latin, the Latin plural forms are used.
|SINGULAR—US||PLURAL – i|
Learn english online with native teacher. focus /ˈfoʊkəs/
foci /ˈfoʊsaɪ, -kaɪ/ (focuses)
|SINGULAR—ON, —UM||PLURAL –A|
phenomenonGreek / Latin
Jobs and workplaces vocabulary. phenomena /fɪˈ-nɒ-mə-nə/
criterion Greek / Latin
data /de-tə, dæ-tə, dɑ-tə/
formula /ˈfɔrmyələ/ Latin
formulas / formulae /ˈfɔrm-yə-li/
vertebrae /ˈvɜr təˌbri, -ˌbreɪ/
|SINGULAR—IX, —EX||Plural –ICES, –ES,|
appendix /əˈpɛn-dɪks/ Latin
appendices / ixes /əˈpɛn-də-siz/
indices / indexes
|OLD ENGLISH WORDS OR GREEK WORDS|
In some words, the plurals are derived (come) from older language forms.
*man /mæn/ from Middle English
|SINGULAR –IS from Greek||PLURAL –ES|
oasis /oʊˈeɪsɪs/ Greek › Egyptian
parenthesis /pəˈrɛn-θə-sɪs/ Greek
thesis /ˈθi-sɪs/ Greek
IPA Pronunciation Key
*man— before 900; (noun) Middle English; Old English man ( n ); cognate with German Mann, Dutch man, Old Norse mathr, Gothic manna; (V) Middle English mannen, Old English mannian to garrison
**woman— before 900; Middle English womman, wimman, Old English wīfman, equivalent to wīf female + man human being; see wife, man1
octopus (The Greek plural is octopodes.) The English plural is octopuses. The word is not of Latin origin, so it is not *octopi. See link below.
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