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What does "D'ou" mean? And why is it not explained?

Bo

Kwiziq community member

26 February 2016

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What does "D'ou" mean? And why is it not explained?

This relates to:
Je viens de + [city] = I'm from + [city] -

Gruff

Kwiziq language super star

26 February 2016

26/02/16

Hi Bo, it's a contraction of "de + où" and literally means "from where".

"Tu viens d'où" = "You come from where?" (Where are you from?"

Aurélie

Kwiziq language super star

26 February 2016

26/02/16

Bonjour Bo,

"D'où" is the contraction of "de + où" (from + where). De becomes d' because it's followed by a vowel (Où).
This lesson is more about understanding this question, but mostly about answering it for yourself.
However, we've decided to add a comment to our lesson to clarify this point :)

A bientôt !

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