Indefinite adjective – adjectif indéfini


Let's Define It!

What's an *indefinite adjective*?

An adjectif indéfini (indefinite adjective in English) usually indicates identity or quantity in a non-specific way.

Some common French indefinite adjectives are aucun(e); plusieurs; chaque; autre, nul(le), etc.

Often, French indefinite adjectives precede the noun they modify.

J'ai vu plusieurs films français. I have seen several French movies.

They also agree in gender and/or number:

J'ai acheté d'autres chemises. I have bought a few other shirts.


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L'accusé n'a aucun alibi valable. /The defendant has no credible alibi.

J'ai trouvé plusieurs erreurs dans cette dictée. / I found several mistakes in this dictation.

Je fréquente la même école que mon voisin de quartier. / I attend the same school as my neighbor.

On peut utiliser n'importe quelle épice pour cette recette. / You can use any spice for this recipe.


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