An adjective modifies a noun or a pronoun

An adjective modifies a noun or a pronoun - Most adjectives...

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An  adjective  modifies a noun or a pronoun. All French adjectives agree in number (singular or  plural) and gender (masculine or feminine) with the nouns they describe. In fact, in French, all words  in a sentence must agree with each other: If, for example, the noun or pronoun is singular, its verb  and any adjectives describing it must also be singular. If the noun is feminine, the adjective  describing it must also be feminine.  Unlike English, most French adjectives are placed after the nouns they modify. A few adjectives,  however, precede the noun. In addition, when you use more than one adjective to describe a noun,  you must follow placement rules.
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Unformatted text preview: Most adjectives add e to the masculine singular form to get the feminine singular. Be careful when you see masculine adjectives ending in - e, -eux, -f , and - er , because for those, you do not simply add e . (Note that adding this e to a previously silent consonant causes that consonant to be pronounced. No pronunication changes, however, occur when adding e to a vowel.) See Table 1 for a list of common adjectives in their masculine or feminine form. TABLE 1 Forming Feminine Adjectives Masculine Singular Adjective Feminine Singular Adjective américain (American) américaine amusant (fun) amusante bleu (blue) bleue...
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course FR 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Texas State.

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