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Can the word hivernal be used by itself and still have meaning. Or would it only ever be used in a sentence? Would it look odd to a French-speaker to be seen by itself?

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    What do you mean by using a word but not in a sentence?
    – Luke Sawczak
    Commented Aug 21, 2018 at 3:56
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    Alone, do you mean : Q: Comment est la météo par chez toi ? R: Hivernale!
    – MC68020
    Commented Aug 21, 2018 at 6:38

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Hivernal

Is an adjective linked to winter, and yes we can use it alone, see the edit. Most of time you will see

Température Hivernale

Wich means "Temperature from Winter"

Edit : I totally forgot about the use of an adjective in interrogatives or exclamatives ways. Thanks jlliagre and aCOSwt for the reminder !

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    Any word can be used in a single word sentence. See aCOSwt comment or simply the reply to : Quel adjectif est associé à hiver ?
    – jlliagre
    Commented Aug 21, 2018 at 6:49
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    I have indeed never been aware of any problem in using whatever adjective alone in interrogatives or exclamatives.
    – MC68020
    Commented Aug 21, 2018 at 6:49
  • Indeed, I totally forgot about those way to use and adjective since i always add an interjection with those short sentence. I fixed the response. Sorry for the mistake ! Also ,thanks for the reminder.
    – Alex
    Commented Aug 21, 2018 at 8:23

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