In this article you are going to learn the correct spelling of journies, explanation and meaning of the correct spelling.
Many people write the word journies which confuses many readers, so here we going to correct it.
In “journies” and “journeys”, these words are the same in pronunciation but different in spelling, where one is correct and the other incorrect.
Some rules change when some words are being changed from singular to plural form.
Journies is an incorrect spelling while journeys is the correct spelling in English.\
This is the reason why the plural form of journey is journeys and not
Y at the end of the word is only replaced with “ies” when a consonant is before the final y.
For example, the plural form of key is keys and plural form of company is companies.
Using is rule of the correct spelling is journeys.
Journeys is the correct spelling while journies is an incorrect spelling.
Journeys is the plural form of the noun journey.
Words ending with y after a consonant the y is replaced with “ies” at the end (duty to duties).
Journey ends with vowel “e” and y that’s is the reason why it’s not changed (boy to boys, day to days, toy to toys)
This is why journies is incorrect and journeys is correct.
Meaning of journeys
Journey is the plural form of journeys.
Plural form: journeys
Singular form: journey
1.The act of travelling from one place to another, especially in a vehicle.
Travelling from New York to California is a long journey
I love going out for long journeys.
Have a safe journey
- a set of experience that someone has over a period of time, especially when they change the person in some way
Thankyou for being part of my journey
My education journey was very hard.
My spiritual journey.
The English spelling rules that must be followed when changing ‘y’ to ‘ies’ and adding “s” to ‘y’.
There are so many spelling rules and it can be difficult to learn and remember them all when you are learning English. Usually when you are talking about more than one item or thing, you add the letter ‘s’ on the end, however this isn’t always the case if the word ends in the letter ‘y’.
When do you change ‘y’ to ‘ies’ and just add ‘s’’?.
Examples where ‘ies’ and ‘s’ have been used.
The plural form of berry is berries
The plural form of donkey is donkeys
The plural form of baby is babies
The plural form of boy is boys
Words (berry and baby) have end in letter “y” which is replaced by letters “ies” to get plural form while word (donkey and boy) end in letter y where s is added to from the plural form.
You may wonder where the difference is, we are going to explain them all in this article using the spelling rules.
The spelling rule is: when the word has a vowel (a, e, i, o, u) before the letter ‘y’, you add the letter ‘s’ and when the word has a consonant (b, c, d, f, g, h, j, k, l, m, n, p, q, r, s, t, v, w, x, y, z) before the letter ‘y’, you remove the ‘y’ and replace it with ‘ies’.
So, when the word has a vowel (a, e, i, o, u) before the letter ‘y’, you add the letter ‘s’.
Key – Keys
Boy – boys
Holiday – Holidays
B) spelling rule
when the word has a consonant (b, c, d, f, g, h, j, k, l, m, n, p, q, r, s, t, v, w, x, y, z) before the letter ‘y’, you remove the ‘y’ and replace it with ‘ies’.
Accompany = Accompanies
Emergency – Emergencies
Berry – berries
Quality – Qualities