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I've faced a small problem with rules about order of adjectives. I have such words "live Irish music". This order of words sounds quite natural for me and it is correct according to the keys in a book but I've been trying to understand why this order is correct... And, I have not managed to find an answer that suits me.
The problem is that I don't understand what kind of adjective "live" is in this combination.
The best description I've found is the one provided by Casiopea in the topic http://www.usingenglish.com/forum/as...html#post77697. As soon as I understood from this description, the word "live" could be described as "participles and other adjectives e.g. clever, excited, interesting" (and "Irish" is "proper adjective"). Is it correct?
P.S. I've been trying to read what is written at http://www.fortunecity.com/bally/dur.../gramch21.html but there is so huge amount of information... :) (Before that, I'd studied a dozen other shotter articles.)
Pope of the Dictionary.com Forum
In this case live means performed on stage as opposed to recorded on disc and played through a sound system. Also, there are many types of Irish music and these adjectives would be inserted between Irish and music.
...live Irish folk music
...live Irish rap music
You can have as many adjectives as you want, but their order should be from the general to the specific.
Thank you. Your answers made it more clear for me.