How to form the plural in Latin

How to form the plural in Latin

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

Latin 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'. The are several ways to form the plural in Latin.

Examples

pueri
boys
amici
friends
domus
houses
feminae
women
libri
books
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The plural is important in Latin when you need to talk about more than one thing. Using the nouns liber, sella 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, sellae and portae. Now learn how to use each of these Latin plural nouns with the definite article. The nouns together with the definite article are libri, sellae and ianuae (the books, the chairs, the doors). You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about the Latin plural including useful examples. After you've learned the plural of liber, sella and porta, you can move on to Step 6 (Latin demonstrative pronouns).

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