Possession of things

JoshuaA0Kwiziq community member

Possession of things

When do you use une in place of la in french

Asked 1 year ago
MarieB2 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer
Hi Joshua,

It depends on your intended meaning. As the lesson explains, you would use "une" to express "a/an" or "one", whereas you would use "la" to express "the".

So for example:

J'ai une guitare = I have a guitar / I have one guitar.

J'ai la guitare = I have the guitar.

Hope this helps :)

JoshuaA0Kwiziq community member

Thank you. This really helps

SamuelA0Kwiziq community member

Hi..i want to know..how une works

For example :  a car.

Why cant we say . Un voiture

DeleA1Kwiziq community member
This happens when the context admits a/an, i.e, indefinite article as opposed when the article 8s the which is definite.

Possession of things

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