形容詞の順序

・形容詞が複数ある場合、並べる順序にある程度の決まりがある。

《一般的な語順》
1. all/both
2. 冠詞/数量詞/形容詞的用法の代名詞: a, the, some, any, several, this, that, those, his, her, my ...
3. 数詞: one, two, ...
4. 大きさ(大): big, large, huge, long, ...
5. 質あるいは主観的判断: nice, beautiful, expensive...
6. 大きさ(小): little, small, tiny, short ...
7. 新旧: new, old, antique ...
8. 形:round, square, oval ...
9. 色: black, white, blond ...
10.固有形容詞あるいは物質形容詞:Italian, English, silver, wooden ...
11.目的を表す形容詞:touring, hunting ...
12.形容詞的用法の名詞:jewel, tennis, pocket ...

【例】
・all the big beautiful birds: 1-2-4-5-N
・a beautiful old Italian touring car: 2-5-7-10-11-N
・a beautiful little Italian town: 2-5-6-10-N
・this little old English town: 2-6-7-10-N
・an expensive antique silver mirror: 2-5-7-10-N
・those small round berries: 2-6-8-N
・that small antique jewel box: 2-6-7-12-N
・her long blond hair: 2-4-9-N
・several young Japanese tennis players: 2-5-10-12-N
・an English pocket dictionary: 2-10-12-N

《大小を表す形容詞》
[正]a big beautiful old Italian touring car
[誤]a beautiful big old Italian touring car
[誤]a small beautiful old Italian touring car
[正]a beautiful small old Italian touring car
[正]a long beautiful old Italian table
[誤]a beautiful long old Italian table
[正]a huge beautiful old Italian touring car
[誤]a beautiful huge old Italian touring car
[誤]a tiny beautiful old Italian touring car
[正]a beautiful tiny old Italian touring car
[正]a large beautiful old Italian touring car
[誤]a beautiful large old Italian touring car
[誤]a little beautiful old Italian touring car
[正]a beautiful little old Italian touring car

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