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French Adjectives Agreement Rules

One of the eight parts of the language, adjectives are a kind of modifier; that is, they change or describe names in a certain way, so that you know the size, shape, weight, color, nationality, or one of the countless other possible qualities of nouns. There are thousands of regular adjectives that follow the rules above. In my audio lesson "Mastering French Addjectives", I first give you long lists of the usual adjectives and I fix them in male and female forms. If you are really familiar with the regular behavior of French adjectives, we discuss exceptions. However, French-language learning methods generally focus only on exceptions, and they will drill and drill them for you. All right. But what about all the usual adjectives? The singular adjectives that end with a silent e do not change in the feminine. The male and female forms are written and pronounced in the same way: some adjectives have both an irregular feminine form and a particular masculine form, used before a silent vowel or "h": in this article, I will focus on what a French beginner should focus on when learning French adjectives. An adjective is a word that describes a nostunon. In French, adjectives must match their name, which means that they must show whether they are masculine or feminine and singular or plural to match the noun.

Most adjectives add e to the male singular form to obtain the female singular. Be careful if you see male adjectives that end up on the lines, "e," "them," "" """ """ """ "" and "he," because for these, you don`t just add e. (Note that adding this e to a previously silent consonant leads to pronounce this consonant. However, there is no change in pronunciation when adding e to a vowel.) A list of common adjectives in their male or female form can be found in Table 1. An explanation of how French adjectives should correspond with their nouns regarding their gender and plurality In French, adjectives must correspond to the name they describe in gender (male/female) and number (singular/plural).