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Adjectives after the noun

Adjectives are words that add meaning to the noun. In French adjectives usually go after
the noun:
C'est un film amusant (It's a funny film)
Colours and adjectives that describe nationality also go after the noun:
Il porte un pantalon rouge (He's wearing red trousers)
C'est une voiture anglaise (It's an English car)

Adjectives before the noun
Some adjectives go before the French noun. The most common ones are:
bon: un bon livre (a good book)
mauvais: une mauvaise note (a bad mark)
grand: un grand chteau (a big castle)
petit: une petite grenouille (a small frog)
gros: un gros gteau (a big cake)
nouveau: un nouveau manteau (a new coat)
jeune: une jeune femme (a young woman)
vieux: un vieux pullover (an old sweater)
beau: une belle maison (a beautiful house)
joli: une jolie robe (a pretty dress)
premier: le premier train pour Lyon (the first train to Lyon)
long: une longue traverse (a long crossing)
autre: un autre jour (another day)
Note that numbers always go before the noun: Il y a deux chambres dans ma
maison. (There are two bedrooms in my house.)
Note that des becomes de when the adjective is placed before the noun, eg De
belles voitures (Some nice cars).