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"C'est un Anglais". Is it correct to use capital 'a' in this sentence?

JoanA1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

"C'est un Anglais". Is it correct to use capital 'a' in this sentence?

Asked 1 year ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Joan,

‘ C’est un Anglais’ means, ‘He is an English man‘ (person from that country) which has a capital letter.

If you said ‘Il est anglais’,  it wouldn’t as it would be the adjective ‘English’ , which in French doesn’t have a capital letter.

A bit confusing I know...

Hope this helps!

JoanA1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Merci beaucoup

"C'est un Anglais". Is it correct to use capital 'a' in this sentence?

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