Eye ball shape, plural or singular

RichardC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Eye ball shape, plural or singular

Why is it singular for "globe oculaire?"  The English phrase would seem to be "in the shape of eye balls" since glaçons is plural.  It would be a bit strange to write in English "eye ball shaped ice cream scoops."  There are just too many qualifiers of scoops, IMHO.

Asked 3 weeks ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Richard, 

You could actually write both but I prefer the singular form as each 'glaçon' is in the shape of an eyeball.

Hope this helps!

CélineKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Bonjour Richard,

We have now added "globes oculaires" as a possible alternative.

Take a look at a previous answer on a similar question:

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I hope this is helpful.

Bonne journée !

Eye ball shape, plural or singular

Why is it singular for "globe oculaire?"  The English phrase would seem to be "in the shape of eye balls" since glaçons is plural.  It would be a bit strange to write in English "eye ball shaped ice cream scoops."  There are just too many qualifiers of scoops, IMHO.

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