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Adjective agreement

In the sentence 'au sein des communautés hindoue et sikhe' why are 'hindoue et sikhe' not in the plural form?

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CélineKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Bonjour Tom,

Thank you for your excellent question!

In this example, in order to avoid repeating the word ‘communauté’ twice, we write it down once in the plural form: ‘communautés’. In this case, the adjectives, which would have been used with ‘communauté’ in the singular form, agree in gender but not in number.

Mes grands-mères maternelle et paternelle my maternal and paternal grand-mothers

I hope this is helpful.

Bonne journée!

Adjective agreement

In the sentence 'au sein des communautés hindoue et sikhe' why are 'hindoue et sikhe' not in the plural form?

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