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One More De Qui Question

DianeC1Kwiziq community member

One More De Qui Question

Thanks for clarifying the use of de qui v. dont. Can I use de qui to refer back to an animal? For example: "Le chat de qui je parle est très mignon." Or is "qui" really just for people?

Asked 4 months ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Diane,

For a cat/other animals, you would say -

Le chat dont je parle ...

le chat duquel je parle ...

but I prefer dont!

Hope this helps!

One More De Qui Question

Thanks for clarifying the use of de qui v. dont. Can I use de qui to refer back to an animal? For example: "Le chat de qui je parle est très mignon." Or is "qui" really just for people?

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