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We have Americans, Canadians and Australians. What about plural of British, Japanese, and Chinese? Thanks!
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British is an adjective, and there is no plural form.

In the US, we sometimes say: two Britishers. In the UK, they informally say: two Brits. Americans understand this form also.

American and Canadian can be either adjectives or nouns. The plural is regular (add -s).

Chinese and Japanese have irregular plurals. There is no ending added.

There are three Chinese and two Japanese in my club.

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healer We have Americans, Canadians and Australians. What about plural of British, Japanese, and Chinese? Thanks!

Americans, Canadians, Australians What's the pattern here?
British, Japanese, Chinese an? No. What's the pattern here?

So if you can figure that out, what are the plurals of the following nationalities?

Italian, Irish, Polish, Bulgarian, Portuguese, Moroccan, French, Brazilian

CJ

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Thanks!

So I can simply say 3 Chinese and 3 British and I don’t need to say 3 Chinese people/persons and 3 British people/persons to comply with the grammar rules, do I?

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healer

Thanks!

So I can simply say 3 Chinese and 3 British and I don’t need to say 3 Chinese people/persons and 3 British people/persons to comply with the grammar rules, do I?

Correct.

You can add 'people' or 'persons' if you like, but it's not necessary.

CJ