Kwiziq community member
7 February 2019
En Idaho ou dans l'Idaho?
This question relates to:French lesson "En, dans = In, to with regions, states, counties (prepositions)"
My detailed explanation was lost...
If "dans l'Ontario" is "correct" but "en Ontario" is acceptable for pronunciation purposes, does the same apply to U.S. states that begin with vowels? I've seen "en Alaska, en Iowa", etc., and have even read that to use "dans le" in those circumstances is "affected". If one is acceptable in conversation, but not in written French, that would be helpful to know...
Kwiziq language super star
8 February 2019
Yes these sound correct to me .
In the case of Idaho , I would say, ‘dans l’Idaho’ which is easier to pronounce but it is , I think acceptable to say both...
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