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17 June 2018
Would “rose” be an invariable color?
Would it be correct to say, ”J’aime des roses rose!”
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18 June 2018
according to the lesson (https://kwiziq.learnfrenchwithalexa.com/revision/grammar/how-colour-descriptions-adjectives-change-according-to-gender-and-number) the correct way to say it is:
J'aime les roses roses. -- I love pink roses.
In general, colors derived from object names such as orange (an orange) or marron (le marron/the chestnut) stay immutable. However, the color rose (pink) does vary, even though it seems to derive from a real object, too.
-- Chris (not a native speaker).
Greetings, -- Chris (not a native speaker).
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