Le bras Le dos le ventre La tête La jambe Le corps
Definite articles (the) A noun is a person, place, or thing. For example, a body part, such as the head, is a noun. All French nouns have a special identity. They are either masculine or feminine. This does not mean they are boys and girls or that only boys can use the masculine and only girls can use the feminine, rather it is just a part of the word that must be acknowledged.
All 4 definite articles mean the in English. When to use each one depends on whether the noun is masculine/feminine, singular/plural, and what the first letter of the noun is. Le: used before masculine, singular nouns beginning with a consonant other than h La: used before feminine, singular nouns beginning with a consonant other than h L: used before masculine/feminine, singular nouns beginning with a vowel or :h Les: used before all masculine/feminine, plural nouns There are 4 definite articles in French.
La tête Les yeux Loeil (m) Les cheveux (m) Les oreilles Le nez La bouche Le menton Le cou
Le bras Le coude Les doigts (m) Le pouce La main Lépaule (f)
Masc singFem singMasc pluralFem plural Add eAdd sAdd es purplevioletviolettevioletsviolettes bluebleubleuebleusbleues greenvertvertevertsvertes yellowjaune jaunes orangeOrange** orange redrouge rouges blacknoirnoirenoirsnoires whiteblancblancheblancsblanches greygrisgrisegrisgrises brownMarron** pinkrose roses In French, adjectives normally have to agree with the nouns they modify in gender and number. **French color adjectives derived from nouns, such as animals, flowers, fruits, gems, and metals, are usually invariable- they have a single form that does not change to reflect the gender or number of the noun :
Most adjectives come after the noun He has a blue nose. She has purple eyes. He has a green mouth. It is necessary to have the article in front of all nouns unless you are using a number She has 3 black thumbs. Il a le nez bleu. He has the nose blue. Elle a les yeux violets. She has the eyes purples. Il a la bouche verte. He has the mouth green. Elle a trois pouces noirs.
Jacques a dit frottez vos cheveux levez-vous asseyez-vous battez vos mains cliquez vos doigts frappez avec vos pieds ondulez vos bras touchez vos oreilles
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