French Adjectives That Start with Y

When learning French, it’s interesting to look into the unique adjectives that start with less common letters. Here, we explore French adjectives that start with the letter Y.

 

List of French Adjectives Starting with Y

  • Yankee: This adjective is borrowed from English and is used to describe something related to the United States, often specifically to the northern states or the Union side of the American Civil War.
  • Yéménite: This adjective refers to something or someone from Yemen. It is the French equivalent of “Yemeni” in English.
  • Yougoslave: This word means “Yugoslav” and is used to describe something related to the former country of Yugoslavia or its people.

These adjectives, though few, provide a glimpse into how the French language incorporates terms from geography and other languages.