J’ai acheté un nouveau vélo

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Antonia

Kwiziq community member

10 March 2018

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J’ai acheté un nouveau vélo

This relates to:
Neuf vs nouveau = New -

Antonia

Kwiziq community member

10 March 2018

10/03/18

Why would yuou not use - j’ai acheté un velo neuf as the bike is brand new?

Cécile

Kwiziq language super star

29 June 2018

29/06/18

Hi Antonia,

I suppose it is to just highlight the distinction between 'nouveau' and 'neuf'.

If you say:

J'ai un nouveau vélo.

It means you have a bike which is new to you but not necessarily brand new, i.e., it could be second-hand.

Hope this helps!

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