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r[skill 8] Plurals

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Link : loom ladder | Prev : Adjectives 1 | skill | Next: Verbs:Être / Avoir | note: click on blue text for audio or links.

Articles, adjectives, verbs, and some pronouns, have to agree with the gender and number of the nouns in a sentence; that is, they change depending on the gender , and if it is singular or plural, of the noun they modify.

For most plurals - you add an 's'

baguettes (mp) : baguettes, long bread sticks
bons (mp) | bonnes (fp): good
canards (mp) : ducks
chats (mp) | chattes (fp) : cats
chiens (mp) | chiennes (fp) : dogs
citrons (mp) : lemons
crêpes (fp) : crepes, thin pancakes
du | de la | des
éléphants (mp) : elephants
fraises (fp) : strawberries
frites (mp) : fries, chips, hot potato chips
fruits (mp) : fruit
grands (mp) | grandes (fp) : tall, large, great , (adjective)
gros (mp) | grosses (fp) : big, large, heavy , (adjective)
haricots (mp) : beans
jeunes : young (note: jaune : yellow), (adjective)
légumes (mp) : vegitables
lettres (fp) : letters
livres (mp) : books
mots (mp) : words
noms (mp) : names
Les pâtes (fp): pasta
petits (mp) | petites (fp) : small, (adjective)
poissons (mp) : fish
pommes (fp) : apples
recettes (fo) : recipies
roses (fp) : roses - being a noun for the flower called a rose.
sandwichs (mp) : sandwiches
seuls (mp) | seules (fp) : alone
verres (mp) : drinking glasses

*abbreviations: male plural : (mp) ; female plural (fp)
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