How To Spell In French
What is the M in Je M Appelle?
So the reply of “je m’appelle” is a perfect response as “je” means “I,” “m'” is “myself,” and “appele” is “to call.”
Why is French spelling so weird?
The biggest reason for unpronounced letters is that, at one time, the letters were pronounced. Spelling tends to reflect the language as it was spoken when the language was standardized, rather than how it’s pronounced today.
How do you spell avoir?
Avoir is the French verb that means “to have”. But it has so much more than that going for it! For one thing, as you probably know already, avoir is the most common auxiliary (helping) verb in French. It’s used to conjugate most other French verbs in the passé composé and other compound tenses.
Is the R silent in Bonjour?
Be careful with the pronunciation of the nasal vowel “on” in “bonjour” (you don’t have to pronounce the N like in an English word). Be careful with the “r “ sound too, which is also very different from English, : it’s like a gargling type sound in the throat. A typical mistake is to write Bonjour in 2 words!
What does Ashanti mean in French?
Ashante. It’s French word “nice meeting you”, enchanté
How do you say double letters in French?
As a general rule, the double L after A, E, O, U, and Y is pronounced like an L: une balle, elle, mollement, une idylle, etc.
Is the letter K used in French?
If you look through a French dictionary, you will find a lack of the letter ‘K. ‘ That is because it’s not a native letter in the French alphabet and is only used on rare occasions.
What is Je Suis?
As you probably know, je suis means ‘I am’.