French grammar is the grammar of the French language, which in many respects is quite similar to that of the other Romance languages.
French is a moderately inflected language. Nouns and most pronouns are inflected for number (singular or plural); adjectives, for the number and gender (masculine or feminine) of their nouns; personal pronouns, for person, number, gender, and case; and verbs, for mood, tense, and the person and number of their subjects. Case is primarily marked using word order and prepositions, and certain verb features are marked using auxiliary verbs.
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... if the finite verb is an auxiliary) Adverb(s) and object(s) French basic word order is thus subject–verb–object (Je lisais un livre I was reading a book ... Bouhours, have claimed that the strict rules governing French word order ensure that the language conforms more closely to a natural order of thinking than Latin, for example ... According to Bouhours, only the French language exactly reflects the natural way of thinking, with the words expressing thoughts in the order in which they arise in the mind ...
... French emerged as a Gallo-Romance language from Vulgar Latin in the late antiquity period ... Interest in standardizing French began in the 16th century ... northwestern France and Britain, English scholars retained an interest in the fate of French as well as of English ...
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