is voisinage wrong for neighbourhood

JohnA2Kwiziq community member

is voisinage wrong for neighbourhood

Asked 5 years ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi John,

It wouldn't do in this context...

Le quartier is where you live, the streets, the buildings, what is there etc...

To me voisinage is more about people, what your neighbours are like...

JohnA2Kwiziq community member


doesn't voisinage directly translate to neighbourhood.....are they not interchangeable.

CécileKwiziq team member

I would say not John, particularly in this context -

On habite dans un quartier ( dans une ville ), dans un village    et on parle du voisinage as per explanation above ....

is voisinage wrong for neighbourhood

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