Adjective before and/or after its noun


Kwiziq community member

24 May 2018

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Adjective before and/or after its noun

Why does an adjective sometimes come before the noun it modifies, and other times it comes after?  

ex. "un grand bol..." (adjective coming before)

"une voiture verte..." (adjective coming after)

This question relates to:
French lesson "Make most adjectives plural by adding -s"


Kwiziq community member

25 May 2018


Hi Autumn,

as with many topics in language learning, there is no explication except: that's the way it is.

-- Chris (not a native speaker).

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