Mutated Plural

Pengertian Mutated Plural

Mutated atau mutating plural adalah plural form (bentuk jamak) hasil perubahan internal vowel (huruf vokal di dalam kata) pada singular form (bentuk tunggal).

Plural form dianggap irregular (tak tentu) karena tidak mengikuti proses umum untuk membentuk plural form yang berlaku saat ini, yaitu dengan penambahan -s di belakang noun (kata benda): books, shoes, pants, etc.

Contoh Mutated Plural

Mutated plural hanya berlaku pada sebagian kecil noun. Berikut beberapa diantaranya.

Singular Form Plural Form
foot (telapak kaki) feet
goose (angsa) geese
louse (kutu) lice
man (pria) men
mouse (tikus) mice
tooth (gigi) teeth
woman (wanita) women

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References:

  1. Mutation Plural. http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mutation%20plural. Accessed on October 19, 2015.
  2. Plural Noun Forms. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/plurals.htm#irregular. Accessed on October 19, 2015.
  3. Mutation. http://grammar.about.com/od/mo/g/Mutation.htm. Accessed on October 19, 2015.
  4. Mutated Plural. http://www.odlt.org/ballast/mutated_plural.html. Accessed on October 19, 2015.
  5. Kristin Denham, Anne Lobeck. (2012). Linguistics for Everyone: An Introduction. Canada: Cengage Learning.

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