Which version, i or y, is thought to be more elegant, more educated?

EinarC1Kwiziq community member

Which version, i or y, is thought to be more elegant, more educated?

Asked 3 years ago
AurélieKwiziq team member
Bonjour Einar ! The "i" version is considered more elegant. Actually, little "French" fact : though you're only supposed to use "y" with "-ayer", French children tend to apply it to all "-yer" verbs, saying things like "je nettoye" :) It's obviously bad French, and systematically corrected by their parents, but it also sounds soooo cute ;) Bonne journée !
EinarC1Kwiziq community member
C'est une réponse merveilleuse, chère Aurélie, merci beaucoup. Je peux entendre la différence de la prononciation, croyez-le ou non. Donc, la question a été importante pour moi. Amitiés Einar
AurélieKwiziq team member
Ravie de pouvoir être utile, Einar ! Bonne soirée !

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