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pluralize

Pluralize and ‘Singularize’ Any (English) Word

Description

Tools are provided to create plural, singular and regular forms of English words along with tools to augment the built-in rules to fit specializied needs. Core functionality is based on a JavaScript library, https://github.com/blakeembrey/pluralize.

What’s Inside The Tin

The following functions are implemented:

  • add_irregular_rule: Add a custom rule for making “deregularizing” a word
  • add_plural_rule: Add a custom rule for making a word plural
  • add_singular_rule: Add a custom rule for making a word singular
  • add_uncountable_rule: Make a word “uncountable”
  • is_plural: Test plural state of a word
  • pluralize: Pluralize a word
  • singularize: Singularize a word

Installation

remotes::install_gitlab("hrbrmstr/pluralize")
# or
remotes::install_github("hrbrmstr/pluralize")

NOTE: To use the ‘remotes’ install options you will need to have the {remotes} package installed.

Usage

library(pluralize)

# current version
packageVersion("pluralize")
## [1] '0.2.0'
pluralize('test')
## [1] "tests"

singularize('test')
## [1] "test"

singularize(c("boats", "houses", "cats", "rivers"))
## [1] "boat"  "house" "cat"   "river"

pluralize(singularize(c("boats", "houses", "cats", "rivers")))
## [1] "boats"  "houses" "cats"   "rivers"

singularize(c("buses", "wishes", "pitches", "boxexs"))
## [1] "bus"   "wish"  "pitch" "boxex"

pluralize(singularize(c("buses", "wishes", "pitches", "boxexs")))
## [1] "buses"   "wishes"  "pitches" "boxexes"

singularize(c("pennies", "spies", "babies", "cities", "daisies"))
## [1] "penny"  "spy"    "baby"   "city"   "daisie"

pluralize(singularize(c("pennies", "spies", "babies", "cities", "daisies")))
## [1] "pennies" "spies"   "babies"  "cities"  "daisies"

singularize(c("sheep", "fish", "deer", "species", "aircraft"))
## [1] "sheep"    "fish"     "deer"     "specie"   "aircraft"

pluralize(singularize(c("sheep", "fish", "deer", "species", "aircraft")))
## [1] "sheep"    "fish"     "deer"     "species"  "aircraft"

pluralize('test', 5)
## [1] "tests"

pluralize('test', 5, TRUE)
## [1] "5 tests"

pluralize('regex')
## [1] "regexes"

add_plural_rule("gex", "gexii")

pluralize('regex')
## [1] "regexii"

singularize('singles')
## [1] "single"

add_singular_rule("singles", "singular")

singularize('singles')
## [1] "singular"

pluralize("irregular")
## [1] "irregulars"

pluralize(c("woman", "man", "child", "tooth", "foot", "person", "leaf"))
## [1] "women"    "men"      "children" "teeth"    "feet"     "people"   "leaves"

singularize(c("woman", "man", "child", "tooth", "foot", "person", "leaf"))
## [1] "woman"  "man"    "child"  "tooth"  "foot"   "person" "leaf"

add_irregular_rule("irregular", "regular")

pluralize("irregular")
## [1] "regular"

pluralize("paper")
## [1] "papers"

add_uncountable_rule("paper")

pluralize("paper")
## [1] "paper"

pluralize Metrics

Lang # Files (%) LoC (%) Blank lines (%) # Lines (%)
HTML 1 0.1 367 0.79 33 0.28 2 0.01
Rmd 2 0.2 58 0.12 72 0.61 71 0.39
R 7 0.7 40 0.09 13 0.11 108 0.60

Code of Conduct

Please note that this project is released with a Contributor Code of Conduct. By participating in this project you agree to abide by its terms.

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