Des yeux noisette--Correct

Tamani

Kwiziq community member

12 July 2017

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Des yeux noisette--Correct

I thought I was following the rule: this phrase is not a compound adjective, nor does the color derive from a real thing.

This question relates to:
French lesson "Compound colour names and colour names derived from things are invariable"

Laura

Kwiziq language super star

12 July 2017

12/07/17

Bonjour Tamani, Des yeux noisette is correct because "noisette" is a real thing: it means hazelnut.

Tamani

Kwiziq community member

13 July 2017

13/07/17

Bonjour Laura, Thank you! Yes, I googled 'noisette' and discovered it is a hazelnut. I wish I'd known that before taking the test!

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