Plural of Adjectives in Spanish

Spanish Plural of Adjectives

Welcome to our grammar lesson about the plural form of adjectives in Spanish.

Forming the plural of adjectives in Spanish is very 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, and see how they form their plural.

1. Plural of 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

2. Plural of 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