d' or de ?

KalliopiA1Kwiziq community member

d' or de ?

Hong Kong begin with H. In the exercise is written with  ..DE  Why don't we write ...d' Hong Kong 


Merci

Asked 2 years ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi kalliopi,

the -H of Hong Kong is called aspirate, so it is sounded by the lack of elision (d').

This is why we say -

de Hong Kong

Hope this helps!

PriscillaA1Kwiziq community member

Because the H is not mute.

d' or de ?

Hong Kong begin with H. In the exercise is written with  ..DE  Why don't we write ...d' Hong Kong 


Merci

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