Plural of Beef
The Quick Answer"Beef" is a mass noun. It has no plural form.
The Plural of Beef"Beef" is a mass noun. It has no plural form.
- Beef is the third most widely consumed meat in the world.
- Beef can be cooked to various degrees, from very rare to well done.
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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.)
| mangoes or mangos
|Nouns ending [vowel] o
|Nouns ending [consonant] y
|change the y to an i and add es
|Nouns ending [vowel] y
| storey ()
|some nouns do not have a plural form
|Nouns ending f or fe
|ves and/or s
(There are no rules - you have to know.)
|some nouns undergo a vowel or letters change
|some nouns do not change at all