How to form the plural in Tamil

How to form the plural in Tamil

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

Tamil 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 Tamil.


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Step 5 : The plural in Tamil

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

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