I’ll start again: If the sentence order is buying a yellow ruler (fem) and yellow pen (masc)—-sentence in that order—-why is the pen adj fem?

I’ll start again: If the sentence order is buying a yellow ruler (fem) and yellow pen (masc)—-sentence in that order—-why is the pen adj fem?

I got this wrong on the test, but the lesson doesn’t speak clearly to the answer the test wanted. I’m confused.

Asked 2 months ago
ChrisC1Correct answer

Hi Valerie, the adjective "jaune" is spelled the same for feminine and masculine nouns.

CécileKwiziq language super starCorrect answer

Ah, much better! I over-thought the question and forgot about those colors whose endings are the same regardless of gender. Merci beaucoup!

I’ll start again: If the sentence order is buying a yellow ruler (fem) and yellow pen (masc)—-sentence in that order—-why is the pen adj fem?

I got this wrong on the test, but the lesson doesn’t speak clearly to the answer the test wanted. I’m confused.

Sign in to submit your answer

Don't have an account yet? Join today

Find your French level for FREE

Test your French to the CEFR standard

Find your French level >>
Ask a question
Clever stuff underway!