When we use "nous", is the object always referred to in the singular, such as "notre horloge"?
Freeform Writing Exercise C1
For the translation of our biological clocks
notre horloge biologique
there was a hint
one clock per person
so that you would use the singular as in the example quoted by Alan.
No, because "nous" is plural.
I don't understand your question. Nous is a personal pronoun and notre/nos is a possessive pronoun. They are different entities.
Nous allons à la piscine. -- We are going to the pool.Nous emportons nos serviettes. -- We are taking our towles.
Notre and nos are the 2 possessive adjectives (not pronouns) associated with nous.
As for the other possessive adjectives, the first letter is determined by the possessor - giving 'n' here - and the rest of the adjective by the possession, which for nous is only affected by whether the possession is singular or plural.
notre horloge, notre maison; nos serviettes, nos vacances
Notre/nos/votre/vos/leur/leurs = our/your/their (French Possessive Adjectives)
Sometimes, when each person has one item, French uses a singular noun where in English we would use a plural. There was a similar question here:
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