adjectives and after a noun

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adjectives and after a noun

Les vampire ont des longues dents pointues.  Il y a des adjectives avant et après le nom dents. Pourquoi?

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MaartenC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

Raymond, 

In this sentence, the 2 adjectives are occupying their usual position relative to the noun - ‘ longues ‘ preceding the noun and ‘ pointues ‘ following. 

With multiple adjectives it is usual to place them in their normal position before or after the noun, as in ‘ des longues dents pointues ‘. 

Routinely, if there are multiple adjectives occupying the ‘same’ position, before or after the noun, they will be separated by ‘et’ (or occasionally another conjunction such as ‘mais’). 

 Position of French Adjectives - Short and common adjectives that go BEFORE nouns 

 

Adjectives usually go AFTER nouns in French (Position of Adjectives) 

adjectives and after a noun

Les vampire ont des longues dents pointues.  Il y a des adjectives avant et après le nom dents. Pourquoi?

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