4 May 2000

1.1.5 Quantifying Adjectives, in L'Huillier, Advanced French Grammar

presentation of L'Huillier's work, by Corry Shores

[Subsection headings are my own]

Monique L'Huillier

Advanced French Grammar

1. Framework

1.1 Parts of Speech

1.1.5 Quantifying Adjectives

(i) QualitiesJustify Full

Qualifying adjectives express some quality of the noun's referent.

(ii) Gender & Number Agreement

Quantifying adjectives agree in number and gender with their noun

1) Gender: Masculine or Feminine
un livre intéressant; une belle robe

2) Number: Singular or Plural
une grande maison; des gens importants

L'Huillier, Monique. Advanced French Grammar. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999.
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