... to a noun. See some examples of possessive nouns in this article. ... Here are
examples of plural possessive nouns: ... Singular & Plural Possessive Pronouns.
Nov 4, 2015 ... A possessive noun tells us who (or what) owns or has something. ... Study the
following rule and examples and then try the practice exercises.
Hint: To check a word, look in front of the apostrophe and see if the word is
singular or plural. Examples: One dog|'s tail (one dog has one tail), Two dogs|'
The apostrophe is what distinguishes the singular possessive form of a noun
from the plural form. For example, the sentence, "Cats are solitary" demonstrates
Here are some examples of possessive nouns (shaded): ... by adding -es to the
end of the noun, regardless of whether it was singular or plural or how it ended.
Nov 2, 1998 ... Possessive nouns are used to show possession (owning, or having). ... Example:
... Add 's to the end of a singular noun to make it possessive. ... Add only the
apostrophe (') to the end of a plural noun that ends with an s.
In these lessons, we will learn. how to use possessive nouns; the rules for
forming possessive nouns; possessive singular nouns and possessive plural
When writing the possessive form of almost all other singular nouns, the ... An
example of the proper use of the word “it's” is as follows: “It's by the cat's water
bowl. ... When the plural of the noun in question ends in “s” (e.g. dogs, girls,
Examples: Jane's dress is red. The table's legs were uneven. There are only
three simple rules to follow. Making Singular Nouns Possessive. Rule 1: Singular
A possessive noun shows ownership by adding an apostrophe, an “s,” or both (
e.g. the bicycle is Sue's, not ... Possessive nouns can be either singular or plural.