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Why do we use un tres joli manteau but not un manteau tres joli? Merci!

Merve

Kwiziq community member

3 November 2016

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Why do we use un tres joli manteau but not un manteau tres joli? Merci!

This relates to:
Adjectives usually go AFTER nouns (adjective position) -

Aurélie

Kwiziq language super star

4 November 2016

4/11/16

Bonjour Merve !

The lesson states that in cases where the adjective is used with an adverb, there are two possibilities:
- If the adverb contains two syllables or more (i.e. "vraiment gentille"), then the adverb/adjective will be AFTER the noun -> "une fille vraiment gentille"
- If the adverb contains one syllable (i.e. "très joli"), then the adverb/adjective will be BEFORE the noun -> "un très joli manteau"

I hope that's helpful!
À bientôt !

Merve

Kwiziq community member

4 November 2016

4/11/16

Merci beaucoup!

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