Colour Agreement In French

When colors are combined, the match depends on what exactly the colors describe. b. These adjectives, derived from nouns, follow the normal rules of adjective convergence: the following correspondence table summarizes how adjectives follow the color of the French grammar rule with masculine singulars and masculine plurals. You can see here how the French agreement adds useful information that is missing in English, which requires clarification to avoid confusion. The color brown is defined as a dark red that goes to black (Dictionary of the French Academy). In colloquial French, Brun is most often used to describe hair, skin (as for tanned skin) or fur. In other cases, we use Marron. If colors are used as adjectives, they follow the general rule of French grammar, in accordance with the noun they describe. This general rule is that colors in French correspond to different sexes (feminine / masculine) and numbers (singular / plural). There are four cases that apply to color matching in French: “de couleur” is often added to immutable colors. Example: Cars (f) brown = brown cars a. Several nouns with different colors (some are one color, others are the other) = Correspondence There are some color adjectives in French that do not follow the general rule of agreement. These colors are immutable.

This means that their spelling never changes. Let`s see some color adjectives that are immutable in French and that are: French adjectives of simple colors correspond to the gender and the number with the noun they modify. Most simple colors in English change their endings to match the word (noun) they describe. Z.B. : The green pencil = the green pencil The green pencils = the green pencils The green car = the green car Green cars = the green cars Some colors do NOT change their ends in French. They are described as “immutable”. Orange + Brown (brown) + ALL color combinations are immutable. Like what. The navy blue car = the navy blue car Navy blue trucks = the navy blue trucks The dark green dark car = the dark green car The dark green truck The orange truck = the orange truck More exercise Reposition colors After the name in English:.

To put a color in its feminine form, add to the masculine form – e. Study this table for more information about sex and singular and plural endings. Colors composed of two words are always immutable (light, pale, dark,…): exceptions: purple to violet (add-te); White to white (add -he) If colors are used as adjectives,* they should normally match the nouns they change in gender and number – but there are some notable exceptions. . When it comes to color adjectives composed of two colors, color adjectives are immutable in French. In number and gender, they do not correspond to the name they describe: Home > French grammar > Color agreements In French In these cases, the color name does not derive from the names of other objects, stones, flowers or fruits. Most colors from names (usually found in nature, such as animals, flowers, fruits, and minerals) are immutable. If there is already an -s on the masculine singular word, do not make any changes in the masculine plural. Colors are adjectives. They are placed according to the name (z.B. a black cat). Adjectives must correspond to the nouns they describe.

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