Pluralize

Pluralize["noun"]

gives the plural form of the English word "noun".

Pluralize["noun",n]

gives the inflected form of "noun" for n instances.

Pluralize[{"singular","plural"},n]

inflects using the specified forms.

Pluralize[spec,list]

uses the length of list to determine the inflection to use.

Details

  • Pluralize["noun",] works for standard singular dictionary words; for other words it generates a message and returns the original string.

Examples

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Basic Examples  (3)

Find the plural form automatically:

Provide explicit and singular plural forms:

Match the inflection to the number of elements in a list:

Possible Issues  (1)

If a plural form is not specified, Pluralize will verify that the inflected form is a valid English noun; if not, it will return the original string:

Wolfram Research (2014), Pluralize, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/Pluralize.html.

Text

Wolfram Research (2014), Pluralize, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/Pluralize.html.

BibTeX

@misc{reference.wolfram_2021_pluralize, author="Wolfram Research", title="{Pluralize}", year="2014", howpublished="\url{https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/Pluralize.html}", note=[Accessed: 25-October-2021 ]}

BibLaTeX

@online{reference.wolfram_2021_pluralize, organization={Wolfram Research}, title={Pluralize}, year={2014}, url={https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/Pluralize.html}, note=[Accessed: 25-October-2021 ]}

CMS

Wolfram Language. 2014. "Pluralize." Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Wolfram Research. https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/Pluralize.html.

APA

Wolfram Language. (2014). Pluralize. Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Retrieved from https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/Pluralize.html