How do you know when to use nombreuses vs nombreux?

EDC1Kwiziq community member

How do you know when to use nombreuses vs nombreux?

Asked 1 year ago
ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

Just the normal matching rules for adjectives:

J'ai de nombreuses choses à faire. -- I have numerous things to do.
In this sentence, it is nombreuses (feminine plural) because that matches choses.
Il y a de nombreux modèles. -- There are numerous models. (les modèles is masculine plural).

JimC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

Hi Ed,

The adjective(s) have to concur in grammatical gender, number(s) with the noun(s) being modified.

So nombreuse (f) and nombreux (mpl).  nombreuses (fpl) --> the numerous

Hope this helps.

Bonne journée

Jim

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