Personne vs. Aucun(e) - please explain

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Personne vs. Aucun(e) - please explain

What is the difference between Aucun(e) and Personne. For example, in the test, why do you translate "Nobody spoke" with "Personne n'a parle" but consider incorrect "Aucun n'a parle"?
Asked 3 years ago
LauraKwiziq team member
Bonjour Rux, Personne means "no one" in French while aucun means "none" - the latter is used for things, not people.

Personne vs. Aucun(e) - please explain

What is the difference between Aucun(e) and Personne. For example, in the test, why do you translate "Nobody spoke" with "Personne n'a parle" but consider incorrect "Aucun n'a parle"?

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