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This article is from the Puzzles FAQ, by Chris Cole chris@questrel.questrel.com and Matthew Daly mwdaly@pobox.com with numerous contributions by others.

245 language/english/plurals/endings.p


List a plural ending with each letter of the alphabet.

language/english/plurals/endings.s

Legend
0 = plural formed (basically) by adding letter
1 = plural spelled differently from singular
2 = ditto, plural contains punctuation
3 = plural spelled the same as singular

All entries are from Merriam-Webster's Ninth Collegiate Dictionary,
except those marked "(NI3)", which are from the Third International.
Entries in brackets are probable dictionary artifacts.

A 0 VAS VASA
B 1 SLUBBI SLEYB (NI3)
C 0 CALPULLI CALPULLEC (NI3)
D 2 GRANT-IN-AID GRANTS-IN-AID
E 0 ALA ALAE
F 1 SHARIF ASHRAF (NI3)
G 0 AIRE AIRIG (NI3)
H 0 LIRA LIROTH
I 0 BAN BANI
J 1 KHARIJITE KHAWARIJ (NI3)
K 0 PULI PULIK
L 1 ARMFUL ARMSFUL
M 0 GOY GOYIM
N 0 KRONE KRONEN
O 2 DERRING-DO DERRINGS-DO (NI3) [1 MEO MIAO/MIXTECA MIXTECO/PAPIOPIO PAPIO/SUMU SUMO (NI3)]
P 2 AIDE-DE-CAMP AIDES-DE-CAMP
Q 3 QARAQALPAQ QARAQALPAQ (NI3)
R 0 KRONE KRONER
S 0 A AS
T 0 MATZO MATZOT
U 0 HALER HALERU
V 3 TIV TIV (NI3)
W 2 SON-IN-LAW SONS-IN-LAW [1 KWAPA QUAPAW (NI3)]
X 0 EAU EAUX
Y 0 GROSZ GROSZY
Z 3 HERTZ HERTZ

 

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