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Adjective endings table[1]

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  • 1. Adjectives often change their ending depending whether the thing you’re describing is masculine, feminine or plural.Regular adjectives – most adjectives follow these patterns Masculine Feminine Masculine Feminine Plural Pluralpetit petit petite petits petitestimide timide timide timides timidesfatigué fatigué fatiguée fatigués fatiguées-x  -se Masculine Feminine Masculine Feminine Plural Pluralsérieux sérieux sérieuse sérieux sérieuseIRREGULARSdoux doux douce doux doucesvieux vieux vieille vieux vieillesfaux faux fausse faux fausses-s, -n, -l  -sse, -nne, -lle Masculine Feminine Masculine Feminine Plural Pluralgros gros grosse gros grossesbon bon bonne bons bonnesgentil gentil gentille gentils gentilles-et , -er  -ète, -ère Masculine Feminine Masculine Feminine Plural Pluralcomplet complet complète complets complètescher cher chère chers chères-c  -che OR -c  -que Masculine Feminine Masculine Feminine Plural Pluralblanc blanc blanche blancs blanchespublic public publique publics publiques-f  -ve Masculine Feminine Masculine Feminine Plural Pluralactif actif active actifs actives
  • 2. Adjectives in French usually go AFTER the thing they’re describing  un chien noir (a black dog)  une fille amusante (a funny girl) The exceptions to this are adjectives for: Beauty Age Goodness Size Here is a list of adjectives that go before the thing they’re describing, with the masculine, feminine & plural forms. Beauty Age - beau* - beautiful/handsome - jeune – young - joli – pretty - vieux* – old - vilain – ugly/nasty - nouveau* - new Goodness Size - bon – good - grand – big/tall - gentil – nice - petit – small - mauvais – bad - gros – fat - méchant – nasty/naughty - meilleur – better - pire – worse* A few of these adjectives have a different ending for describing a masculine word that starts with a vowel or silent h Masculine Masculine Feminine Masculine Feminine before Plural Plural vowelbeau beau bel belle beaux bellesvieux vieux vieil vieille vieux vieillesnouveau nouveau nouvel nouvelle nouveaux nouvelles