(1) If the person is female, we still use froid instead of froide? For example, Elle a froid?
(2) How about plural female pronoun like "elles"? Which one of the following is correct: a) Elles ont froid? or b) Elles ont froides?
It will remain as ‘froid’ or ‘chaud’ as the expression is -
Avoir froid/ chaud .
J’ai froid , elle a froid, nous avons froid, elles ont froid or chaud...
You only agree froid or chaud ( adjectives) when they are linked to nouns as in -
L’ eau chaude ou froide
Hope this helps!
The French expression literally means: I have cold. So froid is a noun.
Is it because both chaud and froid are masculine nouns, so no matter which subjective pronoun it is, the chaud and froid always stay "chaud" and "froid"?
Sign in to submit your answer
Don't have an account yet? Join today
Test your French to the CEFR standard