「louse」の複数形は「lice」です。

English Translation

The plural form of “louse” is “lice”.

Why is 形 pronounced がた and not けい (according to both the sound, as well as the annotation)?

For the record: this wasn’t posted by me :wink:

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And this wasn’t my comment either. The plot thickens…

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複数形 should be ふくすうけい so as other linguistic terms: 現在形 (present form) and 現在完了形 (present perfect form). Most of the compounded words using the Kanji 形 are けい. The exceptions are 形見 = かたみ (bequest or keepsake from someone), 花形 = はながた (main role of a movie/TV drama/play), 手形 = てがた (handprint), etc.

By the way, we are wondering who the actual OP is and why the OP was haunted by “System”.

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