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the form of a word that is used to denote more than one

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1SGPRIND kavvelen, 2SGIPFIND kavveliD) and 3rd person singular in the past (kavveli) and AG in the infinitive, gerund (kavellez), present form of the impersonal (kavella) and plural form of the past participle (kavelleD), and as a parallel form in the singular (kavelluD ~ kavelD).
Each of these two discourses reports the Buddha addressing Anuruddha and his companions Nandiya and Kimbila with the plural form anuruddha, "Anuruddhas.
In the singular, shefi is taken to indicate one lame foot; shefifon is interpreted as being a plural form, thus denoting two lame feet.
The first feature to be mentioned here is the suffix * -n(a), regularly attached to the first person plural forms of both the imperfect and the jussive in Argobba, Gogot, Muher, Masqan, and West Gurage: Chaha ne-zarfe-na 'we plunder', ne-graz-na 'let us grow old' (Leslau 1983: 16-17).
The token data culled embody all occurrences of these 15 nouns in nominative plural form and accusative plural form in the materials of the text corpus.
This could soon take on a plural form, BRICS, with the inclusion of South Africa, which has been invited as an observer.
This usage developed because some can't cope with the English language's lack of a plural form for "you", unlike Welsh.
It's called "Iron Bridges"--though no one knows why the plural form is used.
As an example of a word with commonly misused cases, Kressel cites "debtors," the plural form of the noun, "debtor's," the singular possessive, and "debtors'," the plural possessive.
Further, DTL goes beyond simple dictionary lookup by providing context analysis, phrase recognition and morphological support - a plural form in English is translated into the plural form in Arabic.
As Monmonier points out, the split plural form of the book title reflects the complexity and nuance of representing the major attributes of the coastal zone on maps, which he describes in terms of the four cartographic coast lines (i.
The one that I just committed irritates me the most: using "there's" when the plural form is required.
This has lead to the development of the TRAACS[TM] program, and the new chelate trade TRAAC[TM] and the plural form TRAACS[TM].
The more to the right a position is in the hierarchy, the likelier a plural form becomes.
It took seconds to confirm my suspicions: In Latin the plural form of a word is abbreviated by repeating the letter.