The adjectives beau, nouveau, vieux have THREE forms in the singular.
Look at these three cases:
La belle fille the beautiful girl (feminine)
Le beau verrethe beautiful glass (masculine)
Le bel arbrethe beautiful tree (masculine)
Note that the masculine form changes
when it is followed by a vowel or mute h.
This third form exists to make sentences easier to pronounce !
Here are all the forms:
|masc before cons.
||masc before vowel
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