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Unformatted text preview: No change -e -e égoïste, populaire, sociable, timide, énergique, dynamique, sympathique * When the masc. form ends in an -e, there is no change. * The final consonant is pronounced on the masc. form. When an adjective has one of these endings, the ending of the feminine form is doubled. There is no change of pronunciation when changing from -el to -elle. -il is pronounced "ee" (as in keen), while -ille is similar, with a final yod (pronounced like "ee" in keen with a "y" on the end: [ij] ). -on is pronounced ohhn and -onne is pronounced uhhne. -en is pronounced euhn and -enne is pronounced ehne. -os is pronounced oh and -osse is pronounced ohse. -as is pronounced ah and -asse is pronounced ahse. -el -elle cruel cruelle -il -ille gentil gentille -on -onne bon breton bonne bretonne -en -enne ancien parisien ancienne parisienne -os -osse gros grosse -as -asse bas basse -c change -c -che blanc franc blanche franche -eur change -eur -euse accrocheur prometteur accrocheuse prometteuse -eux change -eux -euse furieux généreux furieuse généreuse -g change -g -gue long -if change -if -ive sportif actif sportive active étrangère chère -er is pronounced ay and -ère is pronounced air, though exceptions such as "cher" exist in which both forms are pronounced with an ending similar to the word "air". Final Consonant Doubled -eux is pronounced euhh and -euse is pronounced euhsse. longue er change -er -ère étranger cher -et change -et -ète inquiet complet inquiète complète -et is pronounced ay and -ète is pronounced ette. -ou change -ou / -ol -olle fou, fol mou, mol folle molle -ol forms occur before a vowel or mute h. Special rules Adjectives that precede nouns List Adjectives that are used frequently before nouns. These are: beau (belle) joli(e) ...
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