13 Nouns – Irregular Plurals


Nouns refer to a person, place, thing, event, substance or quality.

Plural form is used to indicate that there is more than one person, animal, place or thing. Some nouns don’t follow the rules, they’re Irregular, so their plural is formed differently.

Below you can read some of the nouns with their Irregular Plural form:

child children
foot feet
man men
mouse mice
person people
tooth teeth
woman women
  • We have a child.
    We have 3 children.
  • My left foot is sore.
    My feet are sore.
  • There is a man outside the house.
    There are some men outside the house.
  • I found a mouse in the barn.
    I found 3 mice in the barn.
  • She is such a nice person.
    They are such nice people.
  • He lost 1 tooth yesterday.
    He lost 2 teeth yesterday.
  • She is a very beautiful woman.
    They are very beautiful women.

There are no rules to explain how the Plural of these Irregular nouns is formed, we just have to remember that they are exception.

We cannot add an -s to the end of Irregular Nouns to make them Plural, so we need to remember these Irregular Nouns.

For example:
— “One child.” > “Three children.” – “Three childs.” = Child is irregular and the plural is children.
There is only one person in the queue.” > “There are five people in the queue.” = Person is irregular and the plural is people.

Let’s revise this content within the [Form] section. Take a look at the [Example] section that shows its use within a context.