Frais, long, favori, rigolo have irregular feminine forms (adjectives)

Look at these sentences:

L'eau est assez fraîche.The water is quite cold.

Ma jupe est longue.My skirt is long.

C'est ma chanson favorite.It's my favourite song.

Ma petite sœur est rigolote !My little sister is funny!

These adjectives are completely irregular in the feminine form:

frais -> fraîche (fresh)

Note that fraiche is also acceptable following the 1990 Spelling Reform.

long ->longue (long)

favori -> favorite (favourite)

rigolo ->rigolote (funny)

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Examples and resources

L'eau est assez fraîche.The water is quite cold.
Ma petite sœur est rigolote !My little sister is funny!
C'est ma chanson favorite.It's my favourite song.
Ma jupe est longue.My skirt is long.
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