The French adjectives can also have a plural form which can also be masculine or feminine. Here are the rules that you need to apply:
Adding ” -s” to the adjective
They agree in number and gender, as usual. Normally, all you need to do is to add ” s” to the adjective in the singular.
||un étudiant américain
||des étudiants américains
||une étudiante américaine
||des étudiantes américaines
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It’s really important to master well the French adjectives as they are a lot different from the English ones for example. The French adjectives reflect the gender and the number of the noun(s) they describe. The French adjective can be either masculine, feminine, singular or plural. It seems like a lot but it is not that hard. Besides there are some simple rules that apply and the truth is that even the French sometimes confuse the correct forms of their adjectives. Here are the rules:
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Knowing the names of different nationalities (les nationalités) will not only allow you to tell something about yourself but also it will help you to get to know better the person you are talking to, especially if he/she is a foreigner.
Things to remember:
- As with majority of the French adjectives, there is a masculine and feminine form for most of the names of nationalities. All you need to do is to add an “-e” to the masculine form. Eg. français / française
- Most of the time it will change the pronunciation français / française (z) but there are some exceptions where it stays the same: Eg. espagnol / espagnole
- If the name of the adjective of nationality ends with “-e”, the word stays the same. Eg. Paul est suisse. / Marie est suisse.
- The names of nationalities in French are written in small letters, unlike in the English language !
Names of Nationalities in French:
Names of the Countries
You may also want to learn the names of the countries in French that go with the names of these nationalities. Have a look at this lesson.