Rien and aucun

JannatB1Kwiziq community member

Rien and aucun

Can anyone explain to me the difference between rien and aucun?Thanks

Asked 7 months ago
JimC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

Salut Jannat,

rien (pronoun indefinite / noun)   --> nothing, mere nothing, the slightest thing

aucun (pronoun / adjective)  --> no, none, not one, not any

They are not synonymous and their employment depends on the context.

The following WordReference forum discussion will be helpful for you to check out.

https://forum.wordreference.com/threads/aucun-rien.745430/

Hope this helps.

Bonne continuation.

Jim

Rien and aucun

Can anyone explain to me the difference between rien and aucun?Thanks

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