Un beau garçon et un bel homme

I still have trouble telling my husband he's a bel homme - it sounds too feminine! The rule is when the masculine adjective beau comes before a vowel (including the silent h), the spelling changes to bel. Tu est un beau garçon. Tu est un bel homme. Ah oui, cet homme est beau. PS. If you tell a man he's a bel homme, make sure you say un and not une! … [Read more...]