N’avoir pas de vs n’avoir aucune de

Johanna

Kwiziq community member

6 October 2018

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N’avoir pas de vs n’avoir aucune de

whats the difference between je n’ai pas de chen and je n’ai aucune chien

This question relates to:
French lesson "Ne ... aucun(e) = None (negation)"

Chris

Kwiziq community member

7 October 2018

7/10/18

Je n'ai pas de chien. -- I don't have a dog. 

Je n'ai aucun chien. -- I don't have any dog. 

With aucun/aucune the negation is stronger. 

Johanna

Kwiziq community member

7 October 2018

7/10/18

Does the aucune form imply anything like distaste for dogs ( in this case )?  Eg, I dont  have any dog and don’t want ever want one? 

Chris

Kwiziq community member

7 October 2018

7/10/18

No, not really. 

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