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"Le camicie dell'uomo sono grandi."

January 3, 2013

5 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/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?

January 9, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/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

January 9, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/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.

January 9, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Elena18

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

March 22, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/MABBY

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

April 25, 2013
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