Kwiziq community member
6 April 2016
How do I know when to put a dash between words? Example: as-tu, avez-vous.
This question relates to:French lesson "Avoir [nombre] ans = To be [number] years old"
Kwiziq language super star
7 April 2016
Bonjour Hope !
The hyphen between a verb and its subject (person who does the action of that verb) is there to show these are not in their normal order, in particular in questions when they are inverted and the verb comes first:
E.g. As-tu un frère ? (Do you have a brother?) as opposed to Tu as un frère. (You have a brother.)
I hope that's helpful!
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