[Grammar] Can we use a pronoun in the place of Attributive adjective?

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Predicate adjectives Example: The sea is blue.
Attributive adjectives Example: The blue sea.

Attributive adjectives are adjectives that describe a characteristic (or attribute) of the noun or pronoun that they modify.

Here is my doubt.
Predicate adjectives Example: It is blue.
Attributive adjectives Example: The blue ( ? ).

By definition, can we use "it" in (?) place or can we use a pronoun in the place of Attributive adjective?
 

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If you mean 'The blue it', I think we can't use 'the' before 'it'.
 

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If the 'it' in your first sentence refers to a thing, you cannot say 'the blue it'. You need to say 'the blue one'.

However, if you are talking about three words, it, it and it, you can refer to the blue it.

I am not getting this "it, it and it " I mean the colour codes?
 

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Then what about these,

Predicate adjectives Example: She is beautiful. He is handsome. They are beautiful. Now tell me the a
ttributive adjectives to these examples?

 

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'They form part of a noun phrase, appearing immediately before (or sometimes after) the noun in a sentence.'—quoted from the link in post #1.

'It' is a pronoun rather than a noun, so we can't say 'The blue it'.
 

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I consider it an exception.
 
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