PluralizationService.Pluralize Method (String)

.NET Framework (current version)

Returns the plural form of the specified word

Namespace:   System.Data.Entity.Design.PluralizationServices
Assembly:  System.Data.Entity.Design (in System.Data.Entity.Design.dll)

public abstract string Pluralize(
	string word


Type: System.String

The word to be made plural.

Return Value

Type: System.String

The plural form of the input parameter.

The PluralizationService class applies English rules for constructing plural and singular forms of words. To extend the service to other languages, use the T:System.Data.Entity.Design.EntityModelSchemaGenerator.PluralizationService on the EntityModelSchemaGenerator class.

.NET Framework
Available since 4.0
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