Masculine adjectives ending in -c do change in the feminine form.
The feminine form of adjectives ending in -c in French
Look at these examples:
Note that :
- If the -c is mute in the masculine form, then the feminine ends in -che.
- If we hear the -c in the masculine form - i.e. a [k] sound - then the feminine becomes -que, to preserve the pronunciation.
ATTENTION: Each rule has its exceptions!
- grec (Greek) keeps the c and adds que : grecque.
- sec (dry): you do hear the -c in the masculine form, and yet its feminine is sèche.
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