why is "jai les cheveux longs et ondulés" not feminine since it's a girl talking?

JamesC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

why is "jai les cheveux longs et ondulés" not feminine since it's a girl talking?

Asked 3 years ago
MaartenC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

It is not specifically the gender of the person that determines agreement but the grammatical gender of the noun - cheveux is invariably a masculine noun, so adjectives describing cheveux always take the masculine form. 

Body “parts” generally have invariable grammatical gender.

 

NicoleA2Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Bonjour,

If I'm not mistaken it all depends on the ending of the noun. 

NicoleA2Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

why is "jai les cheveux longs et ondulés" not feminine since it's a girl talking?

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