Answered! Jump to accepted answer.
Kwiziq community member
16 September 2017
N'importe quoi and regarde-le pronunciation.
I notice the ees on the end n'importe and regarde are both pronounced here. Have you any hints on when an end ee is pronounced? As ever thank you for the opportunity to ask such novice questions.
This relates to:N'importe quoi = Nonsense, anything (indefinite pronouns) -
17 September 2017
8 October 2017
Kwiziq language super star
13 October 2017
3 November 2018
I was taught to pronounce e in both n'importe quoi and parle. I never realized that these words pretty much break the rules of French phoenics. I need to be more attentive. I'm glad to hear that this is indeed the "correct" way to say them.
This is an old discussion, but on the topic of final e's being pronounced, I noticed that this is also done in songs, at least older songs, for the purpose of pace. Think "La Vie en Rose". There are a lot of e's that would otherwise be silent.
Login to submit your answer
Don't have an account yet? Join today
Test your French to the CEFR standard