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Scheme is the singular form. What is the plural of scheme?

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up vote 16 down vote accepted

It is schemes. Though it comes from the Latin schema, it’s not a Latin word.

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Do not confuse this with schema, which is not the plural of scheme, but the singular form of schemata.

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“schemas” is also widely accepted as a plural of “schema”. In what I read, it is also much more used. – F'x Jan 19 '11 at 8:47

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