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JohnA1Kwiziq community member

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il a mangé de magnifiques gâteaux

j'ai vu des entroits magnifiques

what is the significance of the adjective before / after the nown?

Asked 5 months ago
CélineKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Bonjour John,

'magnifique' is part of a set of adjectives, expressing emotions / strong feelings, that can be placed before or after nouns. Here are a few more: atroce = terribleextraordinaire = extraordinarysplendidesplendid

Placing such an adjective before the noun helps highlight the feeling / opinion expressed - see link to previous answer: the-position-of-delicieux

I hope this is helpful.

Bonne journée !

JimC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

Hi John,

Before the noun, an abstract sense. After the noun, a concrete / descriptive sense.

Hope this helps.

Jim

 

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il a mangé de magnifiques gâteaux

j'ai vu des entroits magnifiques

what is the significance of the adjective before / after the nown?

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