How to form the plural in Italian

How to form the plural in Italian

You want to learn how to use the plural in Italian? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short Italian lessons complete with useful examples. Apples, houses, books... we'll teach you everything you need to know about the plural in Italian.

Italian nouns - plural

The plural is used, in general, to talk about more than one object. Examples in English would be 'dogs', 'cats', 'houses' and 'children'. In Italian, masculine nouns generally form the plural with the ending '-i'. Feminine nouns on the other hand generally form the plural with the ending '-e'.

Examples

bambini
children
ragazzi
boys
case
houses
porte
doors
donne
women
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Step 5 : The plural in Italian

The plural is important in Italian when you need to talk about more than one thing. Using the nouns libro, sedia and porta (book, chair, door) which you learned in Step 3, learn the plural of each of these words by heart. The plural forms are libri, sedie and porte. Now learn how to use each of these Italian plural nouns with the definite article. The nouns together with the definite article are i libri, le sedie and le porte (the books, the chairs, the doors). You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about the Italian plural including useful examples. After you've learned the plural of libro, sedia and porta, you can move on to Step 6 (Italian demonstrative pronouns).

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