Ne......ni..........ni

Paul

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2 May 2018

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Ne......ni..........ni

Please help me clarify the usage on the indefinate article in this context:

Is it the same as in English; I don't like the wine or the cheese (when offered both) Je n'aime ni le vin ni le fromage.

and, I don't like wine or cheese (in general) Je n'aime ni vin ni fromage

Thanks.

This question relates to:
French lesson "Ne ... ni ... ni = Neither ... nor (negation)"

Chris

Kwiziq community member

3 May 2018

3/05/18

Hi Paul,

yes you are right: without the definite article it becomes a general statement.

-- Chris (not a native speaker).

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