PluralNouns - qualify for our rule which says that all...

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If a noun ends in a vowel, make it plural by adding -s. libro: libros (libro + s) pluma: plumas (pluma + s) chico: chicos (chico + s) señora: señoras (señora + s) The definite articles (el, la) also change in the plural form. They become "los" and "las." The definite articles will be covered in depth in the next lesson. el libro: los libros la pluma: las plumas el chico: los chicos la señora: las señoras If a noun ends in a consonant, make it plural by adding -es. el borrador: los borradores (borrador + es) la universidad: las universidades (universidad + es) el profesor: los profesores (profesor + es) la ciudad: las ciudades (ciudad + es) If a noun ends in -ión, add -es and drop the written accent. el avión: los aviones la conversación: las conversaciones la sección: las secciones la televisión: las televisiones
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Note: You may wonder why "avión" isn't feminine. Notice that it doesn't
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Unformatted text preview: qualify for our rule which says that all nouns ending in -ción and sión are feminine. If a noun ends in -z, add -es and change the z to c. el lápiz: los lápices la voz: las voces el tapiz: los tapices la actriz: las actrices When the plural refers to two or more nouns of different genders, the masculine plural is used. 2 perros + 6 perras = 8 perros (not perr a s) 1 gato + 8 gatas = 9 gatos (not gat a s) A few nouns are "compound nouns," that is, they are formed by combining two words into one. (Example: abre + latas = abrelatas / open + cans = can opener) These compound nouns are always masculine, and the plural is formed by changing the "el" to "los." el abrelatas los abrelatas el paraguas los paraguas...
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