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En la for a Feminie Country

Keith J.A1Kwiziq community member

En la for a Feminie Country

One of the quiz questions was "Le Comte Dracula habite _____________ Roumanie.

I wrote "en la" because I assumed, per the regular rule, that Romania is feminine (therefore takes -en) and is a country, not a city, and would require the article "la".  Since the sentence is not about going-to or coming/being-from, it would require the article, n'est-ce pas?

Asked 4 years ago
Chris W.C1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

You are correct up to the thing about the article: you don't use the article in that case.

Le Comte Dracula habite en Roumanie.

En la for a Feminie Country

One of the quiz questions was "Le Comte Dracula habite _____________ Roumanie.

I wrote "en la" because I assumed, per the regular rule, that Romania is feminine (therefore takes -en) and is a country, not a city, and would require the article "la".  Since the sentence is not about going-to or coming/being-from, it would require the article, n'est-ce pas?

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