Incorrect spelling, explanation: spelling
turkies is incorrect because there is a vowel e before y in the singular form turkey. This means that we do not change y to i. We only do that, if there is a consonant before y, for example, the plural of baby is babies, but the plural of key is keys. Thus plural of turkey is turkeys, not turkies. Turkeys is the only correct spelling.
Correct spelling, explanation: a general rule states, that if y is preceded by a consonant, it is transformed to i when adding s ending (for example for plural forms). For example fry– fries, baby – babies. In the case of a vowel before y we do not change y to I – we only add s. Therefore the correct spelling here is turkeys, not
Definition of turkeys:
noun, plural form of turkey a gallinaceous bird; (note: Turkey is also a name of the country in West Asia, however, it has not got a plural form)
Look at these turkeys, they are bigger than I expected.
Turkeys are usually prepared for Thanksgiving.
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