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"Le camicie dell'uomo sono grandi."

January 3, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jamiel

Was this a trick question? Doesn't the adjective have to adhere to the noun it describes (the shirt, female) rather than the man, and isn't "i" the plural form for masculine nouns?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/thom36

it does. Le camicie is femenin plural. Grande is the singular form, so it should be plural: grandi. words on -e get -i in plural in both masculin and feminin. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Italian_grammar#Inflection_of_nouns_and_adjectives


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jamiel

I see, adjectives ending in -e always get -i in plural form, and the rule is just that the genders must match between noun and adjective. I was incorrectly looking at matching the endings. Thanks.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Elena18

Is it understood that this actually means "too big"?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MABBY

I thought that "grosso" was too big. I could be wrong, though.

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