The apostrophe ( ' or ' ) is a punctuation mark, and sometimes a diacritical mark,
in languages .... This convention distinguishes possessive singular forms (
Bernadette's, flower's, ...
Singular and Plural Possessive Nouns. Tools. Copy this to my ... Match the
singular and possessive nouns with their plural forms. ... penny, penny's. pennies
The plural is pennies is used for other cases, in particular when referring to
multiple ... penny (third-person singular simple present pennies, present
Mar 10, 2015 ... If a noun ends with y, change the y to i and add es: babies, pennies. ... If a noun is
singular, even if it ends in s, add an apostrophe plus s: ... If you are making a
possessive of a plural noun that ends in s, add just an apostrophe ...
Nov 27, 2008 ... I think the apostrophe is obligatory in the singular (one cent's worth). ... In the
same way, "two cents' worth" requires the apostrophe as the possessive 's. .....
had no s: "pennyworth" [> "penn'orth"], rather than "penny's worth"*.
If a singular noun ends in s: To form the possessive, add just an apostrophe, or
add an apostrophe and ... When you say a word like foxes' or Jones', pronounce
it as if it were the plural foxes or the singular Jones. .... penny pennies, toys toys.
Nouns can be conjugated in either singular or plural form. .... goose/geese;
mouse/mice; louse/lice; child/children; penny/pence; ox/oxen. Possessive Plurals
In the first and second person singular, it has the following ... the possessive
periphrasis in all varieties of Spanish and attributes its origin to the need for ... (
2001/1975: 938-939) and Penny (2002: 141) also report the usage of the posses-
Table 1. Possessive periphrasis for 1st and 2nd person singular possessors ....
complement (Penny 2002: 141; Alcina & Blecua 2001/1975: 938–939). However
Apr 24, 2016 ... Penny Modra and Max Olijnyk from The Good Copy .... style guides differ on how
to form the possessive when singular nouns end in “s”. If your ...