What is the correct phrase in Spanish: ''azul cielo'' or ''cielo azul''?

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What is the correct phrase in Spanish: azul cielo or cielo azul?

Adjectives in Spanish:

In Spanish, adjectives are typically placed after the nouns they accompany or modify, but there are some exceptions. Also, depending on the context, placing an adjective before or after a noun may change the meaning of the phrase.

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The Spanish phrases cielo azul and azul cielo are both correct, but they have different meanings:

  • Cielo azul means 'blue sky.' In this case, we're...

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Adjective Placement in Spanish
Adjective Placement in Spanish

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This lesson provides you with the rule for placing adjectives in Spanish. As with most rules, there are some exceptions and this lesson also provides you with an explanation for each exception, which you will often find in Spanish.


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