l'ancienne maison = la maison dernière

JamesC1Kwiziq community member

l'ancienne maison = la maison dernière

Asked 1 year ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi James ,

 'Ancienne'  in your example means former/previous so you might say .

"Dans mon ancienne maison j'avais cinq chambres "= In my previous/former house I had five bedrooms.

In my opinion, if you say: "Dans ma dernière maison", it sounds as if you are a serial mover and it is the last one in a long list ...

Hope this helps!

JamesC1Kwiziq community member

are these two the same meaning?

ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor
No, they mean different things. "L'ancienne maison" is "the former house", whereas "la maison derrière" is "the house behind" (spatially speaking). 
ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor
Sorry, I mesread derrière for derrière. 
ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor
Zut! DERNIÈRE for DERRIÈRE. 
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l'ancienne maison = la maison dernière

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