La vie est interessante

AnishB2Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

La vie est interessante

I want to understand why the e in 'vie' is not elisioned before est. Thanks.

Why "La vie est interessante"

why vie doesn't become vi'

Asked 1 year ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Anish,

Here is the Kwiziq lesson on using elision -

https://progress.lawlessfrench.com/revision/glossary/contraction/l-elision-elision

Bonne Continuation!

MaartenC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

It is simply that the rules of French grammar have only a limited number of words, in limited circumstances, undergo elision. https://www.lawlessfrench.com/pronunciation/elision/

La vie est interessante

I want to understand why the e in 'vie' is not elisioned before est. Thanks.

Why "La vie est interessante"

why vie doesn't become vi'

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