Ai-je assez d'argent ? Not why?

Ai-je assez d'argent ? Not why?

Inverted form of question. Is it for the purpose of pronunciation?
Asked 2 years ago
AurélieKwiziq language super star
Bonjour Yellamaraju ! Could you clarify your question, as I'm not sure what you're getting at :) Merci !
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 .
Ai-j'assez as it is done J'ai
AurélieKwiziq language super star
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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