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Adjective agreement

Tom A.C1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

Adjective agreement

In the sentence 'au sein des communautés hindoue et sikhe' why are 'hindoue et sikhe' not in the plural form?

Asked 3 years ago
CélineKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Bonjour Tom,

Thank you for your excellent question!

In this example, in order to avoid repeating the word ‘communauté’ twice, we write it down once in the plural form: ‘communautés’. In this case, the adjectives, which would have been used with ‘communauté’ in the singular form, agree in gender but not in number.

Mes grands-mères maternelle et paternelle my maternal and paternal grand-mothers

I hope this is helpful.

Bonne journée!

Anju B.A1Kwiziq community member

Instead of writing 'la communauté hindoue et la communauté sikhe', we write les communautés hindoue et sikhe.

We have two communities: hindu and sikh

Adjective agreement

In the sentence 'au sein des communautés hindoue et sikhe' why are 'hindoue et sikhe' not in the plural form?

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