Gramatica A Noun-Adjective Agreement Answer Key Pg 66-68

The noun adjective agreement is one of the most fundamental aspects of Spanish grammar: adjectives must correspond to the noun to which they refer in both numbers and sex. The same rule applies to certain articles (the equivalent of “die”) and unspecified articles (a class of words that contains “a,” “an” and “any”), which are sometimes considered Nomen/ Adjective agreement – A useful document on names and adjective chords in Spanish El hombre feliz goes to ascender al pico rocoso. (The happy man will climb the rocky summit.) The singular Feliz is used because there is only one man. The male Rocoso is used because Pico is male. El is a male article. Al is a contractual form of more el. Las familias felices se divierten en la playa rocosa. (Happy families have fun on the rocky beach.) Felices is plural because familias is plural. The female form rocosa is used because playa is female. Las and weas are women`s items. It is even simpler to render a female male adjective. Just follow these steps: Ha sido un d`a largo between muchas semanas largas.

(It was a long day between many long weeks.) The singular male largo is used with d`a, because d`a is a man and there is one, but the female pluralistic larga is used with Semanas, because Semana is female and there is more than one. Muchas are indeterminate male or female items. singular female nomins singular adjective female. The “normal” form of adjectives, the form you will find in dictionaries is singular and masculine. To make the plural adjective, follow one of these steps which are considered to be the same as for the production of noun plural: The rule that has no English equivalent is that individual names are accompanied by individual adjectives, and plural nouns are accompanied by plural adjectives. Male names are described or limited by male adjectives, and female names are described or limited by female adjectives. Remember – the NOUN is the boss – the adjectives will always match the nostantiv in sex and numbers.