French Adjectives Ending in VOWEL + N



French adjectives ending in VOWEL + N

Most French adjectives are regular. However, many of them are irregular. Make adjectives ending in VOWEL + N feminine by doubling the N and adding E.

The adjective in the following example falls into the BAGS category, which means it is placed before the noun.

GOOD – BON

Masculine singular

👉 bon

👉 C’est un bon restaurant.

Masculine plural

👉 bons

👉 Ce sont de bons restaurants.

Feminine singular

👉 bonne

👉 C’est une bonne idĂ©e.

Feminine plural

👉 bonnes

👉 Ce sont de bonnes idées.


Other common adjectives ending in VOWEL + N:

English meaningmasculine singularmasculine pluralfeminine singularfeminine plural
ancient, oldancienanciensancienneanciennes
Christianchrétienchrétienschrétiennechrétiennes
Europeaneuropéeneuropéenseuropéenneeuropéenne
Italianitalienitaliensitalienneitaliennes
averagemoyenmoyensmoyennemoyennes
Parisianparisienparisiensparisienneparisiennes
peasantpaysanpaysanspaysannepaysannes

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