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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Diabolus89

How does 'gris' change depending on gender and number?

So I've learnt that colours change depending on the gender of the noun they are describing (with the exception of 'azul' and 'verde') and also the number of nouns they are describing.

What's the case with gray? It didn't show it in the table. At a guess I would say it follows a similar pattern to 'azul' and 'verde', in that it would be 'gris' regardless of gender, and maybe 'grises' for plural.

March 23, 2016

4 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/b05aplmun.ca

Yes, you have it exactly right.

March 23, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/b05aplmun.ca

Adjectives that end in anything other than "-o" or "-a" have singular and plural forms, but not gendered forms.

March 24, 2016

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

La taza gris, el auto gris :-).

Only grisáceo/a, azulado/a, verdoso/a changes.

March 23, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Fuv7

My tip is: everything follows singular/plural pattern (well, I think it does, doesn't it?), just not everything follows masculine/feminine pattern. There are words (like you mentioned) that have only one form, not depending on the gender.

March 23, 2016
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