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  1. Anonymous
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    nouns whose plurals are identical to singular

    Is there a name for words whose plurals are the same as the singular: sheep, moose, series, etc? Thanks a lot.


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    Re: nouns whose plurals are identical to singular

    Quote Originally Posted by msgarp
    Is there a name for words whose plurals are the same as the singular: sheep, moose, series, etc? Thanks a lot.
    Hi, :wink:

    they are called unchangeable nouns.


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    Re: nouns whose plurals are identical to singular

    Quote Originally Posted by msgarp
    Is there a name for words whose plurals are the same as the singular: sheep, moose, series, etc? Thanks a lot.
    Mass noun, see:

    http://www.usingenglish.com/glossary/mass-noun.html

    Non count noun, see:

    http://www.chompchomp.com/terms/noncountnoun.htm

    I think both mass noun and noncount noun all refer to your question.
    Go to www.google.com and search for either, you will find plenty of sites. (more of mass noun)

  2. msgarp1
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    unchangeable nouns

    Thank you; this settles a discussion over coffee this morning


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    Re: unchangeable nouns

    Quote Originally Posted by msgarp1
    Thank you; this settles a discussion over coffee this morning
    you are quite welcome.


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    Re: unchangeable nouns

    Quote Originally Posted by msgarp1
    Thank you; this settles a discussion over coffee this morning

    Hi you :wink: ,

    Glad I / we could help you.

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