Clear black

Describes a noun or pronoun—clear black example, «a tall girl,» «an interesting book,» «a big house. En général, seule la forme au masculin singulier est donnée. She looked good in the black dress.

La robe noire lui allait bien. Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. On dira «le garçon» ou «un garçon». Ma couleur préférée est le noir.

The nice black lady gave me directions to the bank. La sympathique femme noire m’indiqua le chemin jusqu’à la banque. The room was black until Ben turned on a light. The walls of the factory were black with soot.

Les murs de l’usine étaient noirs de suie. Tom was in a black mood after his boss reprimanded him. The healer was suspected of being a black witch. La guérisseuse était soupçonnée de faire de la magie noire. The conviction was a black mark on his record. Sa condamnation allait marquer son casier judiciaire d’une empreinte indélébile.

Black adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun—for example, «a tall girl,» «an interesting book,» «a big house. Noirs loc adjlocution adjectivale: groupe de mots qui servent d’adjectif. In the United States, Black History Month is celebrated in February. This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence.

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