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

je suis désolée vs. je suis désolé

What's the difference?

December 2, 2015

5 Comments


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

Désolée is the feminine form, if you're a girl/woman, you write it this way. And without the final 'e' if you're a boy/man.

December 2, 2015

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

Thank you!! I actually never knew there were two forms until today.

December 2, 2015

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

the majority of adjectives have two forms in french, depending on whether the person being described is male or female, or if the item is masculine (un/le) or feminine (une/la). usually you just add an -e to the end to make an adjective feminine. but there are some words where the ending of the word changes, i.e. from -eau to -elle.

December 3, 2015

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

Keep in mind that adjectives in French are always agreed in gender and number with what/whom it is refered to, even if it is after a verb.

  • Je suis beau. (masc.) (I am handsome.)
  • Tu es belle. (fem.) (You(sg) are beautiful.)
December 2, 2015

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

yeah

February 13, 2018
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