What is the difference between Vieux and Vieil?

Note that to form the masculine plural, adjectives ending in -eau add -x, and vieux doesn’t change. As for the feminine plural, it is regular and simply takes an -s. The masculine forms bel, nouvel and vieil (when in front of a vowel) become the regular masculine plural beaux, nouveaux and vieux.

Beau, nouveau, vieux, fou, mou have two masculine forms and one feminine form

masc before cons. masc before vowel feminine
beau bel belle
nouveau nouvel nouvelle
vieux vieil vieille
fou fol folle

Similarly, how do you say old and masculine in French? The French adjective “old” goes BEFORE the noun, when most French adjectives go after the noun. Vieil + masculine noun starting with a vowel or a silent h = the mutant form! Watch out! “Un vieil ami” means an old (time) friend.

Keeping this in view, what is the plural of Vieux in French?

Usage notes. When placed before a singular noun beginning with a vowel or mute h, vieux becomes vieil: vieil homme /vj?. j??m/. In the plural, vieux does not change and liaison occurs instead: vieux hommes /vjø.

What is the female version of Beau?

Note that “beau” is the masculine form and “belle” is the feminine.

Is Bel masculine or feminine?

As for the feminine plural, it is regular and simply takes an -s. The masculine forms bel, nouvel and vieil (when in front of a vowel) become the regular masculine plural beaux, nouveaux and vieux.

Is Sportif masculine or feminine?

sportif [French] | sportifs [plural] | sportive [feminine, plural] | sportives [feminine, plural]

Is Jazz masculine or feminine?

Drums, trombone and trumpet are seen as “masculine” and the flute, clarinet and violin as “feminine”. Research also shows that jazz largely conforms to masculine stereotypes when it comes to women performing live. Female singers have spoken of fending off comments about their dress and body shape.

What is the plural of Nouveau?

Both masculine singular forms of beau (bel), nouveau (nouvel), and vieux (vieil) have one and the same plural form. (Note that des becomes de before the adjective). See the “Masculine irregular adjectives” article for a better understanding of using bel, nouvel, and vieil.

Is Mauvais masculine or feminine?

You say mauvais for masculine singular AND masculine plural, while you say mauvaise for feminine singular and mauvaises for feminine plural?

Is Blanc masculine or feminine?

Colours are masculine in French when used as a noun, however when they are used as an adjective, certain names of colours will change to accord with the subject whilst others remain invariable. Le short is masculine and we use “blanc”, whilst “La chemise” is feminine and we use “blanche”.

Is voiture masculine or feminine?

For instance, some nouns are always masculine no matter what, like un sac (a bag), un manteau (an overcoat), and un ordinateur (a computer). Others are always feminine, like une voiture (a car), une maison (a house), and une école (a school).

What is the plural of beau?

The plural form of beau is beaux or beaus.

Is Heureux masculine or feminine?

If a noun is in the plural, the adjective that modifies it must also be in the plural. (The feminine forms of these adjectives just add -s.) Masculine adjectives ending in -s or -x stay the same in the plural. Examples are dangereux (dangerous), heureux (happy), ennuyeux (boring), gros (fat) and frais (fresh).

What is the plural of gros in French?

add a final -s in the spelling to mark a noun or adjective as plural; if you have a plural adjective followed by a plural noun, then pronounce the final -s on the adjective if the noun begins with a vowel. General rule: add -s in the spelling. Singular Plural le gros livre the big book les gros livres the big books

What are French adjectives?

Here are a few examples with common adjectives: Petit (small) This is an adjective you probably already know. Jeune (young) “Jeune” follows the regular pattern. Bon (good) “Bon” is the most common French adjective. Délicieux (delicious) Australien (Australian) Vieux (old) Beau (beautiful) Nouveau (new)

How do you say old and feminine in French?

The French translation for “old (feminine)” is vieille.

How do you use Nouveau in French?

Notice that there is a nuance in French between neuf/neuve and nouveau/nouvelle. While both mean ‘new’, neuf implies that it’s never been used before, brand new (Note that it cannot apply to living things, e.g. pets), whereas nouveau just means ‘new’ in a more general sense.

How do you say 12 in French?

Here are the French Numbers 11-20. French Numbers 11-20. Number French Spelling Pronunciation 11 onze onz 12 douze dooz 13 treize trez 14 quatorze kah-tohrz