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Nouns: Gender and Number > Page 1, 2

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Italian nouns change their vowel endings to indicate a change in number.

Nouns ending in: -o change to: -i
-a -e
-ca -che
-e -i

amico (m.) friend amici friends
studentessa (f.) student studentesse students
amica (f.) friend amiche friends
studente (m.) student studenti students

NOTE: Nouns ending with an accented vowel or a consonant do not change in the plural, nor do abbreviated words.

caffè—due caffè
film—due film
foto—due foto

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