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Adjective, pronoun or both?

AndyC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Adjective, pronoun or both?

May I check? In this lesson, in different examples I believe aucun/e ... ne is used both as a negative adjective and as a variable negative pronoun? Is this correct?
Asked 5 years ago
LauraKwiziq team memberCorrect answer
Bonjour Andy,

No, I'm afraid not - all of the examples in this lesson use aucun(e) as a variable French negative pronoun.

Here's an example of aucun(e) as a negative adjective: Aucune fille n'est venue.

We know aucune is an adjective because it's followed directly by a noun, in comparison to Aucune des filles n'est venue.
IanC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor
Tous les gosses y vont, mais ________ prend le train.

Is "aucun d'entre eux" acceptable here? 

CécileKwiziq team member

Hi Ian,

I just picked your query by chance during a backlog exercise, 

aucun d'entre eux ne

is given as a possibility so maybe the 'ne' is missing in your answer ?

In any case, it would have been better posted as a separate query.

Hope this helps!

Adjective, pronoun or both?

May I check? In this lesson, in different examples I believe aucun/e ... ne is used both as a negative adjective and as a variable negative pronoun? Is this correct?

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