Asked by: Ulyana Gavrilas
asked in category: General Last Updated: 26th April, 2020

What is the difference between Vieux and Vieil?

Note that to form the masculine plural, adjectives ending in -eau add -x, and vieux doesn't change. As for the feminine plural, it is regular and simply takes an -s. The masculine forms bel, nouvel and vieil (when in front of a vowel) become the regular masculine plural beaux, nouveaux and vieux.

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Keeping this in view, what is the feminine version of Vieux?

Beau, nouveau, vieux, fou, mou have two masculine forms and one feminine form

masc before cons. masc before vowel feminine
beau bel belle
nouveau nouvel nouvelle
vieux vieil vieille
fou fol folle

Secondly, how do you say old and masculine in French? The French adjective “old” goes BEFORE the noun, when most French adjectives go after the noun. Vieil + masculine noun starting with a vowel or a silent h = the mutant form! Watch out! “Un vieil ami” means an old (time) friend.

Also know, what is the plural of Vieux in French?

Usage notes. When placed before a singular noun beginning with a vowel or mute h, vieux becomes vieil: vieil homme /vj?. j??m/. In the plural, vieux does not change and liaison occurs instead: vieux hommes /vjø.

What is the female version of Beau?

Note that "beau" is the masculine form and "belle" is the feminine.

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