Unformatted text preview: de + definite article: • le (la, les) plus + adjective (or adverb or noun) + de = the most … in (of) • le (la, les) moins + adjective (or adverb or noun) + de = the least … in (of) Using adjectives Definite articles and adjectives agree in number and gender with the nouns they modify. If an adjective generally precedes the noun, it retains that position in the superlative: • Ma mère est la plus jolie de ses sœurs . (My mother is the prettiest of her sisters.) • Ma mère est la plus jolie sœur . (My mother is the prettiest sister.) The adjective may follow the noun, in which case the article is repeated: Mon père est le frère le plus sage . (My father is the wisest brother.)...
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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.
- Spring '08