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|English to English translations [Non-PRO]|
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
|English term or phrase: leafs or leaves|
|what is the correct spelling??|
-humus: organic matter made of leaves (?), straw and decomposed manure.
|Not so simple as it looks!|
As others have observed, the plural is "leaves", and that reflects the pronunciation. However the plural of "hoof" is usually "hoofs" and of "roof" is always "roofs". I certainly say "hooves" and my pronunciation of the other word hovers between "roofs" and "rooves".
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in plural this is the correct spelling
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Native speaker of: Hungarian