https://www.duolingo.com/PRFann

"It is black."

January 24, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/PRFann

No clue why this isn't noire.

January 24, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Elienne

If you don't know if it's masculine or feminine you use the male form. So it's 'noir' instead of 'noire'.

January 24, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Drashya

But it could very well be a female. Thanks anyway. :)

January 27, 2013

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It can't be male nor female, since "it" implies you are talking about an object, as opposed to a human being. However, if the object is masculine you use "noir", if feminine you use "noire".

January 28, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Leisa906845

thanks. I had no clue as to when I should use noire or noir before now.

January 30, 2013
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