Why is `bon` a feminine adjective? An adverb has no gender, but an adjective does.

James

Kwiziq community member

25 June 2017

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Why is `bon` a feminine adjective? An adverb has no gender, but an adjective does.

Tu préfères le chocolat ou la vanille ? - La vanille, c'est bon, mais le chocolat, c'est meilleur !

This relates to:
Meilleur, mieux, pire / plus mauvais, plus mal = better, best, worse and worst (irregular comparatives and superlatives) -

Andy

Kwiziq community member

25 June 2017

25/06/17

Hi James,
it's very counter intuitive, especially in this context, but any adjective following c'est is (still) always masculine.

More here:
https://progress.lawlessfrench.com/revision/grammar/adjectives-following-cest-are-always-masculine

James

Kwiziq community member

26 June 2017

26/06/17

Thanks Andy, after posting my query I saw the tutorial on `C`est + adjective`

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