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Taken from en:Template_talk:en-noun. I have removed parts that obviously don't apply, e.g. the special prefs option to show as a table. ☸ Moilleadóir 10:48, 3 Meitheamh 2008 (UTC)

Documentation[cuir in eagar]

Quick guide[cuir in eagar]

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{{en-noun}} or {{en-noun|s}} noun (plural nouns)
{{en-noun|es}} church (plural churches)
{{en-noun|belfr|ies}} belfry (plural belfries)
{{en-noun|-}} awe (uncountable)
{{en-noun|s|-}} beer (countable and uncountable; plural beers)
{{en-noun|pl=seraphs|pl2=seraphim}} seraph (plural seraphs or seraphim)
{{en-noun|sg=[[hot]] [[dog]]}} hot dog (plural hot dogs)
{{en-noun|sg=[[red]] [[bus]]|es}} red bus (plural red buses)
{{en-noun|sg=[[dwop]] [[blopus]]|pl=dwop blopi}} dwop blopus (plural dwop blopi)

Extended guide[cuir in eagar]

Use this template to show the inflection line of an English noun.

This template shows the noun in bold (optionally linking its components) and its plural inflections, if any.

{{en-noun}}
{{en-noun|es}}
{{en-noun|...|ies}}
{{en-noun|pl= |pl2= |pl3= }}
{{en-noun|... }} <!-- for detailed notes -->
{{en-noun|sg= |pl=... }} <!-- for detailed notes -->

If the term has uncountable senses, the template can indicate whether the term is sometimes or never countable:

{{en-noun|-}}
{{en-noun|es|-}}
{{en-noun|... |-}}

Parameters[cuir in eagar]

If the noun forms its plural by adding -s, no parameters are necessary. E.g. on "word":

===Noun===
{{en-noun}}

The above code displays as follows:

Noun

word (plural words)

Singular
word

Plural
words

If the noun forms its plural by adding -es, specify that, e.g. on "march":

{{en-noun|es}}
march (plural marches)

Singular
march

Plural
marches

If the noun forms its plural by changing its ending (e.g., by dropping its -y to add -ies), use two parameters, e.g. on "ally" and "datum":

{{en-noun|all|ies}}
ally (plural allies)
{{en-noun|errat|a}}
erratum (plural errata)

If the noun has an irregular plural, specify it, e.g. on "mouse":

{{en-noun|mice}}
mouse (plural mice)

Singular
mouse

Plural
mice

If the noun is identical in the plural, but still countable, specify it, e.g. on "Abkhaz":

{{en-noun|Abkhaz}}
Abkhaz (plural Abkhaz)

Singular
Abkhaz

Plural
Abkhaz

If the noun is uncountable, use "-", e.g. on "awe":

{{en-noun|-}}
awe (uncountable)

Singular
awe

Plural
(uncountable)

Similarly, on "beer" and "geometry":

{{en-noun|s|-}}
beer (countable and uncountable; plural beers)
{{en-noun|geometr|ies|-}}
geometry (countable and uncountable; plural geometries)

If the noun has multiple plural forms, use the pl2 and optionally the pl3 parameters, e.g. on "octopus":

{{en-noun|es|pl2=octopi|pl3=octopodes}}
octopus (plural octopuses or octopi or octopodes)

Singular
octopus

Plural
octopuses or octopi or octopodes

To show a custom singular or plural note, use sg for the singular, e.g. on "fuzzy die":

{{en-noun|sg=[[fuzzy]] [[die]]|pl=''Depending on meaning, either'' '''fuzzy die''' ''or'' '''[[fuzzy dice]]'''}}
fuzzy die (plural Depending on meaning, either fuzzy die or fuzzy dice)

Singular
fuzzy die

Plural
Depending on meaning, either fuzzy die or fuzzy dice

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