Get 10% Off with
"10OFF" discount coupon code now.

Get personalized service: We guarantee that our papers are PLAGIARISM-FREE

Avoid the Hustle

Greek and Latin plurals borrowed into the English language

Category: English

Greek and Latin plurals borrowed into the English language

Paper details

In English: Greek and Latinate plurals like phenomenon/phenomena, fungus/fungi, bacterium/bacteria—are they formed by rule? lexical?
Here are some questions to think about: are there certain words that people know the Greek/Latin plurals of? What do these words have in common? Does Panini’s Principle come into play when choosing the plural affix?