adjective position

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adjective position

je choisis.. un lieu nouveau AND ... un nouveau lieu also correct? how come? is it correct to place nouveau after or before the noun? 

Asked 1 month ago
ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

Un nouveau lieu -- a place that's new to me.
Un lieu nouveau -- a new place (the place itself is new).

It is similar in English:

There are many visible stars in our galaxy. -- a general, objective statement.
There are many stars visible tonight. -- a particular, subjective statement.

adjective position

je choisis.. un lieu nouveau AND ... un nouveau lieu also correct? how come? is it correct to place nouveau after or before the noun? 

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