Countable – dénombrable


Let's Define It!

What's a *countable* noun?

A countable noun is one such as un livre or une table which can be put in the plural form.

Countable / discrete nouns are called noms dénombrables / comptables in French.

nom dénombrable can be counted. As such, it can be preceded with a numeral (un, trois, vingt), an indefinite or definite article (un, le, des), as well as an indefinite determiner (tous, quelques, etc).



Let's Pronounce It!

What does it sound like in French?


Let's Have an Example or Two!

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deux oiseaux / two birds

les enfants / the children

quelques bouteilles / some bottles


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