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Femine adjective??

DrewC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Femine adjective??

"un cadeau surprise." Why not "un cadeau surpris?"

Asked 2 years ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Drew,

The word ‘surprise’ is a noun and not an adjective so surprise is correct as it means a surprise gift as in English

Hope this helps!

BrianC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Interesting. So is this a compound noun? I suppose if the adjective “surpris” were used then we’d have a “surprised present” (a present experiencing the feeling of surprise - perhaps in a child’s story in which the present is alive).

Femine adjective??

"un cadeau surprise." Why not "un cadeau surpris?"

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