Category:Swedish nouns with irregular plurals
This category lists Swedish nouns whose plural is formed irregularly with respect to spelling. It includes the singulars of all Swedish nouns except those that:
- are symbols or letters and form their plural by adding -:n.
- Example: Ett a, två a:n. One a, two a's.
- are nouns which form their plural by adding -ar, -er, -or, -n or -Ø*.
- Example: En fisk, två fiskar. One fish, two fish(es).
- En vän, två vänner**. One friend, two friend.
- En flicka, två flickor***. One girl, two girls.
- En fiskare, två fiskare. One fisherman, two fishermen.
- Ett bord, två bord. One table, two tables.
- Ett bi, två bin. One bee, two bees.
- are neuter nouns which have the singular form -else and get the plural ending -r.
- Example: Ett fängelse, två fängelser. One prison, two prisons.
- are common, one-syllable nouns which which end with a vowel and get the plural ending -r.
- Example: En ko, två kor. One cow, two cows.
- are nouns which have the singular form -an and get rewritten as -ningar in plural.
- Example: En ansökan, två ansökningar. One application, two applications.
- are nouns which have the singular form -um and get rewritten as -er in plural.
- Example: Ett museum, två museer. One museum, two museums/musea.
- Ett observatorium, två observatorier. One observatory, two observatories.
- are proper or uncountable nouns
For the plural forms themselves see Category:Swedish irregular plurals.
- * no plural ending is added
- ** Swedish words overall rarely end in -mm or -nn but can easily have -mm- or -nn- in them and still be regular, what makes some nouns with an added consonant is the vowel sound which shift from a long to a short sound
- *** Swedish nouns with the common gender that end with a vowel often get the vowel replaced by the plural ending
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