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même = same.

J P.A1Kwiziq community member

même = same.

the same boots - les même bottes. But I thought French usually had the word order "les bottes même" like the usual French 'noun adjective word order' and même would follow this pattern... mais non... is there an easy rule/way to remember for which words come before or after the noun? Merci

Jinnie

Asked 1 month ago
CélineKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Bonjour j,

Take a look here for more details about the position of "même":

Même can mean "same", "itself", "very", "exact" and "precise" as an adjective, and "even" as an adverb in French

I hope this is helpful.

Bonne journée !

Chris W.C1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

No, there isn't really an easy rule for that. There are several general "recommendations" with lots of exceptions. One of the so-called rules is that short adjectives go before the noun. 

Here are a few lessons about placment of adjectives:

Adjective position: after the noun | French Grammar | Kwiziq French

Adjective position - common exceptions | French Grammar | Kwiziq French

même = same.

the same boots - les même bottes. But I thought French usually had the word order "les bottes même" like the usual French 'noun adjective word order' and même would follow this pattern... mais non... is there an easy rule/way to remember for which words come before or after the noun? Merci

Jinnie

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