Une Moitié

GordonC1Kwiziq community member

Une Moitié

Est-ce-que une  moitié toujours feminine parce-que demi n'est pas,

Asked 1 year ago
CélineKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

 Bonjour Gordon,

‘demi’ is either feminine or masculine depending on the expression it is used in.

half a [noun] = un/une demi-nom ('demi-' here is technically called a prefix and is part of the noun/expression and therefore doesn’t change)

une demi-bouteille (féminin) = half a bottle

un demi-seau d’eau (masculin) = half a bucket of water

 

[noun] and a half [nom] et demi/demie ('demi(e)' here is like an adjective and it will agree in gender only with the noun it refers to)

une bouteille et demie (féminin) = a bottle and a half

un cahier et demi (masculin) a notebook and a half

 

I hope this is helpful.

Bonne journée!

Une Moitié

Est-ce-que une  moitié toujours feminine parce-que demi n'est pas,

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