Make most adjectives feminine by adding -e

Look at this example:

Il y a un petit chat et une petite souris.There is a small cat and a small mouse.

In French, the "describing word"/adjective (here petit) changes according to whether the object it refers to is masculine (un chat) or feminine (une souris).

As other regular adjectivespetit simply takes an -e in the feminine form (une petite souris).

Here are more examples:

Il est français et elle est française.He is French and she is French.

Le joli garçon est avec la jolie fille.The pretty boy is with the pretty girl.

Je mange un melon vert et une pomme verte.I eat a green melon and a green apple.

See also Make most adjectives plural by adding -s
Adjectives ending with mute -e don't change in the feminine form
and Colour descriptions change according to gender and number (adjectives)

 

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Il est français et elle est française.He is French and she is French.
Je mange un melon vert et une pomme verte.I eat a green melon and a green apple.
Il y a un petit chat et une petite souris.There is a small cat and a small mouse.
Le joli garçon est avec la jolie fille.The pretty boy is with the pretty girl.
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