These are formed by adding an apostrophe and an “s” to the noun: The women’s dressing room was very small. When the singular and plural of a noun both end in an “s,” the possessive for both is formed by adding an apostrophe only: The species’ status was changed to endangered.
Also question is, how do you show possession with a plural noun?
Regular nouns are nouns that form their plurals by adding either the letter s or es (guy, guys; letter, letters; actress, actresses; etc.). To show plural possession, simply put an apostrophe after the s. Rule 2b. Do not use an apostrophe + s to make a regular noun plural.
What is the singular possessive?
A noun names a person, place, thing, idea, quality or action. A possessive noun shows ownership by adding an apostrophe, an “s,” or both (e.g. the bicycle is Sue’s, not Mark’s). Possessive nouns can be either singular or plural. Read More.
How is the possessive form of the noun is plural and ends in s?
The possessive form is used with nouns referring to people, groups of people, countries, and animals. It shows a relationship of belonging between one thing and another. To form the possessive, add apostrophe + s to the noun. If the noun is plural, or already ends in s, just add an apostrophe after the s.
How do you make a plural noun?
Plural Noun Rules
1 To make regular nouns plural, add -s to the end.
2 If the singular noun ends in -s, -ss, -sh, -ch, -x, or -z, add -es to the end to make it plural.
3 In some cases, singular nouns ending in -s or -z, require that you double the -s or -z prior to adding the -es for pluralization.