The Plural of EweThe plural of ewe is ewes.
- In 1995, two ewes named Megan and Morag were the first mammals cloned from differentiated cells.
- One of the basic aspects of a sheep farming operation is to make sure that ewes have lambs.
|Type||Example of Type||Forming the Plural||Plural|
|Most Nouns|| ewe
|add s|| ewes
|Noun Ending s, sh, ch, x or z|| bus
|add es|| buses
|Nouns ending [consonant] o|| mango
|add either s or es
(There are no rules for this - you have to know.)
| mangoes or mangos
|Nouns ending [vowel] o|| patio
|add s|| patios
|Nouns ending [consonant] y|| story
|change the y to an i and add es|| stories
|Nouns ending [vowel] y|| storey ()
|add s|| storeys
|Nouns ending f or fe|| dwarf
|ves and/or s
(There are no rules - you have to know.)
|some nouns undergo a vowel or letters change||
|More exceptions|| salmon
|some nouns do not change at all|| salmon