Ai-je assez d'argent ? Not why?

YellamarajuC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Ai-je assez d'argent ? Not why?

Inverted form of question. Is it for the purpose of pronunciation?
Asked 2 years ago
AurélieKwiziq team member
Bonjour Yellamaraju ! Could you clarify your question, as I'm not sure what you're getting at :) Merci !
YellamarajuC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor
Bonjour Aurélie ! Sorry, the later part of the question didn't come out in the print. Ai-je assez d'argent ? And not why. Is it for the purpose of pronunciation. ends with vowel and starts with vowel as in .
YellamarajuC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor
Ai-j'assez as it is done J'ai
AurélieKwiziq team member
I understand your question now :) You never use ellision on pronouns in inverted structures. The ellision is between the subject pronoun and the verb following, but in the case of inversion, the verb is before, so there won't be any "visual" ellision, even though you will pronounce [jassez], you will not write "j'assez". I hope that's helpful!

Ai-je assez d'argent ? Not why?

Inverted form of question. Is it for the purpose of pronunciation?

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