Dengler's Lessons and Exercises in English

Paperback | May 13, 2012

byWalter E. Dengler

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1914 Excerpt: ...the Misses Brown, Smith, and Jones; Messrs. Wanamaker and Brown. EXERCISE 38 Write the plurals of the following nouns in four lists; in the first, place those that pluralize the principal word; in the second, those that pluralize the last word; in the third, those that are not considered compounds of man; in the fourth, those that pluralize both words. Handkerchief, aid-de-camp, Englishman, attorney-at-law, workman, goose-quill, boot-jack, talisman, Brahman, adjutantgeneral, brother-in-law, son-in-law, captain, castle-clock, Frenchman, cayman, lord-justice, chess-man, sister-in-law, coachful, woman-clerk, Dutchman, coming-in, brigadier-general, commander-in-chief, churchman, court-martial, countryman, cousin-German, knight-templar, cupful, lord-lieutenant, desman, lieutenant-colonel, doctor, doorway, fireman, foeman, five-year-old, general, German, going-out, going-forth, hangeron, knight-errant, leger-de-main, lieutenant, main-spring, major, man-child, man-of-war, man-servant, man-singer, mouse-trap, Mussulman, Norman, Ottoman, ox-cart, pocketbook, postmaster-general, forget-me-not, good-for-nothing, handful, spoonful, father-in-law, court-yard, maid-servant, tooth-brush. LESSON 39 INFLECTION OF NOUNS--Continued FOREIGN NOUNS There are some nouns in the English language derived from foreign languages. Some still retain their foreign plurals; others have two plurals, one foreign, the other English. Singular Plural Singular Plural hypothesis hypotheses parenthesis parentheses matrix matrices radius radii metamorphosis metamorphoses synopsis synopses nebula nebulae stimulus stimuli nucleus nuclei thesis theses oasis oases terminus termini phenomenon phenomena vertebra. vertebrae FOREIGN NOUNS WITH BOTH FOREIGN AND ENGLISH PLURALS If letters, figures, and othe...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1914 Excerpt: ...the Misses Brown, Smith, and Jones; Messrs. Wanamaker and Brown. EXERCISE 38 Write the plurals of the following nouns in four li...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:66 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.14 inPublished:May 13, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217830404

ISBN - 13:9780217830409

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