Proper use of "Des"

JacklynA1Kwiziq community member

Proper use of "Des"

How exactly do you know when to use "des" in French?

Asked 1 year ago
CélineKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Bonjour Jacklyn,

Follow the links below for more explanations on 'des':

Article indéfini  -  Article partitif

I hope this is helpful.

Bonne journée !

JimC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

Hi Jacklyn,

"Des" is a grammatical article. As a definite article de + les = des.

As an indefinite article "des" --> some (of an indefinite plural noun).

More rarely as a partitive article meaning "some" of a non-count noun eg. Pasta - des pâtes

Hope this helps.

Jim

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Proper use of "Des"

How exactly do you know when to use "des" in French?

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