Plural of Umbrella
The Quick AnswerThe plural of umbrella is umbrellas.
The Plural of UmbrellaThe plural of umbrella is umbrellas.
- Victorian era umbrellas had frames of wood or baleen, but these devices were expensive and hard to fold when wet.
- Umbrellas are used both as rain protection and as sun shade.
|Type||Example of Type||Forming the Plural||Plural|
|Most Nouns|| umbrella
|add s|| umbrellas
|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