Fairs du hockey

CharlesC1Kwiziq community member

Fairs du hockey

Sharing an observation (from KiwizIQ quiz answer): ‘faire du hockey’, not ‘faire de l’hockey’ so an exception to the silent ‘h’ rule.  I accept it (it sounds better; perhaps ‘hockey’ being a foreign word is relevant?).

Asked 3 months ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Charles,

Le hockey is an H aspiré ( and not muet). This means that it works like a consonant and you won't have an elision or liaison. This is true of many foreign imported words like -

le hamburger, le haddock, le hijab, le hot-dog etc.

Bonne Continuation !

Fairs du hockey

Sharing an observation (from KiwizIQ quiz answer): ‘faire du hockey’, not ‘faire de l’hockey’ so an exception to the silent ‘h’ rule.  I accept it (it sounds better; perhaps ‘hockey’ being a foreign word is relevant?).

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