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Adjectives: before or after the noun?

Do you ever wonder where do adjectives go en español? Before or after nouns? Traditionally in Spanish adjectives go after nouns (the opposite of English); particularly when these adjectives are used to qualify or describe the attributes of that noun: Mi casa es grande y luminosa. My house is big

La posición del adjetivo

All languages have different tools to emphasize or reinforce the message they are trying to get across. One of the most popular tools in Spanish is to place the adjective before the noun. This grammatical resource is frequently used in literary discourse (especially poetry), but it is also very popular