H. asked about bel homme > beaux hommes

LauraKwiziq language super star

H. asked about bel homme > beaux hommes

"The first sentence uses 'bel homme'. Is that right? Should it not be 'beau homme' so the plural would be 'beaux hommes'?"
Asked 2 years ago
LauraKwiziq language super star

Beau has a special form, bel, that is only used in front of a masculine singular noun that begins with a vowel or mute h: un bel homme, un beau garçon.

The plural of both is the same: beaux hommes, beaux garçons.

Learn more: https://progress.lawlessfrench.com/my-languages/french/view/113

Je vous remercie pour ta explanation!
LauraKwiziq language super star

Je vous en prie. :-)

But you've made a very similar mistake: "ta explanation".

For the same reason (to avoid hiatus) that we say bel homme rather than "beau homme", you have to say ton explication: https://progress.lawlessfrench.com/my-languages/french/view/132

H. asked about bel homme > beaux hommes

"The first sentence uses 'bel homme'. Is that right? Should it not be 'beau homme' so the plural would be 'beaux hommes'?"

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