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The plural, in mony leids, is ane o the values o the grammatical category o nummer. Plural forms o nouns typically denote a quantity ither nor the default quantity representit bi a noun, that is generally ane (the form that represents this default quantity is sayed tae be o singular nummer). Maist commonly, tharefore, plurals are uised tae denote twa or mair o ae thing, altho thay mey denote fractional, zero or negative amoonts an aa. An example o a plural is the Scots wird cats, that corresponds tae the singular cat.