Plural of Adjectives in Spanish

Forming the Plural of Adjectives in Spanish is fairly easy, because the rules are clear and there are few exceptions.

In this short lesson, we are going to divide Adjectives into 2 groups: those ending in a vowel, and those ending in a consonant.


Adjectives ending in a vowel

1. Almost all Adjectives which end in a vowel form their plural by adding «-s»:

  • grande → grandes
  • bonito → bonitos
  • alta → altas


2. Adjectives about nationality ending in «í» or «ú» (with accent mark) add «-es»:

  • marroquí → marroquíes
  • hindú → hindúes




Adjectives ending in a consonant

1. In general, Adjectives which end in a consonant form their plural by adding «-es»:

  • superior → superiores
  • genial → geniales


2. Adjectives ending in «z» form their plural with «-ces»:

  • feliz → felices
  • atroz → atroces

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