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dernière semaine ou semaine dernière?

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dernière semaine ou semaine dernière?

Hi! In the following question related to this lesson, why the word "dernière" is after the word "semaine", but the same does not apply with "dernier jour"?

He arrived the last day of last week. : Il est arrivé le dernier jour de la semaine ___.


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Asked 1 year ago
ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

There's a specific lesson on this, explaining how dernier changes meaning when used before or after a noun:

https://french.kwiziq.com/revision/grammar/adjectives-that-change-meaning-according-to-position-dernier-final-previous

 

dernière semaine ou semaine dernière?

Hi! In the following question related to this lesson, why the word "dernière" is after the word "semaine", but the same does not apply with "dernier jour"?

He arrived the last day of last week. : Il est arrivé le dernier jour de la semaine ___.


Many thanks

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