Posted on 02/16/2021 at 10:49 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
Forming plurals correctly in your native language can be difficult enough for English speakers.
And that isn’t counting the number of foreign words that have made their way into common (or occasional) English usage.
You know you can always rely on the dictionary, however!
Merriam-Webster has shared a guide to pluralizing foreign borrowings on its Words at Play blog, which you may want to bookmark for the next time Latin and Greek words pop up in your writing.
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