French compound nouns are made up of two or more words, often connected by hyphens. Making them plural can be a little tricky, but there are two rules that generally apply.
With articles, the de vs du, de la, des choice has to do with affirmative/negative and whether there's an adjective in front of the noun.
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Most French nouns and adjectives become plural with the addition of s, but of course there are exceptions.
While most nouns, in both French and English, can be singular or plural, some can only be one or the other - and dozens of these don't "match up" in the two languages. The nouns on this page are plural in French but singular in English.
Learn how to use third person plural French pronouns and adjectives including ils, elles, and leur.