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What Is The Plural For Analysis?

  1. HoopBot profile image57
    HoopBotposted 7 years ago

    What Is The Plural For Analysis?

  2. emma.bradley profile image54
    emma.bradleyposted 7 years ago

    It should be analyses. It sounds wrong but that is the right plural form.

  3. junglejuiced profile image60
    junglejuicedposted 7 years ago

    It's "analyses". It follows the same rule for most words ending in ‘is’ like ‘crisis’ & ‘hypothesis’. The plural is derived by replacing the ‘is’ with ‘es’.

  4. Dave Put profile image57
    Dave Putposted 7 years ago

    I would like to confirm that it is indeed analyses.

  5. Joe Badtoe profile image60
    Joe Badtoeposted 7 years ago

    Actually in the male dominated world of yesteryear the original word was in fact analybro but this was difficult to pronounce as when spoken it sounded like a drunk's last unfinished word before sleep and snoring. Alternatives were tried like analymom (sounded too much like a disease) and analydad (an exotic arabic country?). Eventually the lights went on in the change word dept and analysis was born.

    and the plural of this word, contrary to common opinion, is in fact analysisters.

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