Plural of Larva
The Quick AnswerThe plural of "larva" is "larvae."
The Plural of LarvaThe plural of "larva" is "larvae."
- Larvae are constantly feeding since maturation requires a huge amount of energy and food.
- Moisture is essential for the survival of flea larvae.
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The Standard Rules for Forming the PluralsThe table below shows the standard rules for forming the plurals of nouns in English.
|Example of Type
|Forming the Plural
|Noun Ending s, sh, ch, x or z
|Nouns ending [consonant] o
|add either s or es
(There are no rules for this - you have to know.)
|Nouns ending [vowel] o
|Nouns ending [consonant] y
|change the y to an i and add es
|Nouns ending [vowel] y
|Nouns ending f or fe
|ves and/or s
(There are no rules - you have to know.)
hooves or hoofs
|some nouns undergo a vowel or letters change
|some nouns do not change at all
|some nouns adopt foreign rulings