Pluralize a word


Keywords
plural, plurals, pluralize, singular, count, word, string, irregular, noun, nouns
License
MIT
Install
npm install plur@4.0.0

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Pluralize a word

Install

$ npm install plur

Usage

const plur = require('plur');

plur('unicorn', 4);
//=> 'unicorns'

plur('puppy', 2);
//=> 'puppies'

plur('box', 2);
//=> 'boxes'

plur('cactus', 2);
//=> 'cacti'

API

plur(word, plural?, count)

word

Type: string

Word to pluralize.

plural

Type: string
Default:

  • Irregular nouns will use this list.
  • Words ending in s, x, z, ch, sh will be pluralized with -es (eg. foxes).
  • Words ending in y that are preceded by a consonant will be pluralized by replacing y with -ies (eg. puppies).
  • All other words will have "s" added to the end (eg. days).

Pluralized word.

The plural suffix will match the case of the last letter in the word.

This option is only for extreme edge-cases. You probably won't need it.

count

Type: number

Count to determine whether to use singular or plural.