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"Perché il colore viola?"

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January 8, 2013

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why the correct answer is 'viola', with 'a' at the end? Shouldn't it go with 'o' because 'il colore' is masculine? Is it an exception or something?

January 8, 2013

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Viola doesn't change.

  1. Colors ending in o have four forms: masculine and feminine, singular and plural.
  2. Many colors ending in e have two forms: singular and plural.
  3. Invariable colors have one form only.

This is from a Powerpoint explaining the colours, scroll down for the transcript:

http://www.authorstream.com/Presentation/dgallant-280604-colors-italian-language-colori-education-ppt-powerpoint/

January 10, 2013
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