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 10 months 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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