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Old 18th November 2006, 01:39 PM
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IDN singular/plurals

In the case that the word (singular) is taken, is it always good to take the plural form? such as "car" & "cars" in other languages. Sometimes the more popular form is taken, so is it always great to take the other one if its available?

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Re: IDN singular/plurals

Well, you would have to consider it on a case by case approach.

But for strong keywords (such as car-cars as you mentioned) I would definately chance in taking the weaker version. You really can't go wrong in owning "car" in any language for 7 bucks

Overall though, it all depends on the particular language and how well your'e familiar with it, or the country.
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Re: IDN singular/plurals

in arabic there is much difference between pleural and sigular not only adding"S" as in english

sometimes you add more than one letter and sometimes you even remove a letter before adding the additional letters

so they will not be typos to each other like in english .

so it really depends on what you are going to do with the name

for commercial websites they usually prefer pleural over singular as they are selling not a single product but many of it.

I think..... get the one who is available whatever singular or pleural..... if both are available get the one who has more search results
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Re: IDN singular/plurals

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In the case that the word (singular) is taken, is it always good to take the plural form? such as "car" & "cars" in other languages. Sometimes the more popular form is taken, so is it always great to take the other one if its available?

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In English just about any "Alternative Plural" with a Z instead of an S is taken and they still sell in dot com. Singular or Plural of any terms that is commercial in any language is going to be worth money. I am surprised you are still finding them!
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Re: IDN singular/plurals

I've always preferred the plural over the singular version. I think that cars.com would get more type in traffic over Car.com. I think the general public thinks in plural, say if they were looking for a "car" they would search for "cars" because they want to look at more then one "car."
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Re: IDN singular/plurals

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In English just about any "Alternative Plural" with a Z instead of an S is taken and they still sell in dot com. Singular or Plural of any terms that is commercial in any language is going to be worth money. I am surprised you are still finding them!
Yea, i still do find them sometimes. Well, most are not products, but are terms that have plural/singular alternatives.
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