Les pluriels en « x »
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Les pluriels en « x »For nouns and adjectives ending in -eau, -au, -eu, we add an -x to the plural forms.
Exceptions alert: The nouns pneu (tire/tyre) and landau (pram) as well as the adjective bleu (blue) all take an –s in their plural form.
For nouns and adjectives which end in -al in their singular form, we add -aux to the plural form.
Exceptions alert: Nouns such as carnaval (carnival), festival (festival), chacal (jackal), récital (recital), and the adjectives fatal (fatal), banal (banal), natal (native), naval (naval) all take an -s in their plural form.
The following words hibou (owl), caillou (pebble), chou (cabbage), bijou (jewel), genou (knee), joujou (toy), pou (louse) take an -x in their plural form. Other words ending in ou take an -s in the plural.
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