"Mes chapeaux"

Translation:My hats

January 20, 2013

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The explain box for 'chapeaux' says: "Plurals in French are generally formed by adding -s at the end of the word."

Yet chapeau is made plural by adding an -x? What gives?


The rule provided by Duo is accurate. In the "explain box", they unfortunately have not enough space to describe the detail of exceptions:

One of them is: nouns of which singular ends in "-eau", take an -x in plural.

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