Which version, i or y, is thought to be more elegant, more educated?

Einar

Kwiziq community member

2 October 2016

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Which version, i or y, is thought to be more elegant, more educated?

This relates to:
Conjugate semi-regular -oyer, -ayer, -uyer verbs in Le Futur (future tense) -

Aurélie

Kwiziq language super star

6 October 2016

6/10/16

Bonjour Einar !

The "i" version is considered more elegant.

Actually, little "French" fact : though you're only supposed to use "y" with "-ayer", French children tend to apply it to all "-yer" verbs, saying things like "je nettoye" :) It's obviously bad French, and systematically corrected by their parents, but it also sounds soooo cute ;)

Bonne journée !

Einar

Kwiziq community member

6 October 2016

6/10/16

C'est une réponse merveilleuse, chère Aurélie, merci beaucoup.
Je peux entendre la différence de la prononciation, croyez-le ou non. Donc, la question a été importante pour moi.
Amitiés
Einar

Aurélie

Kwiziq language super star

6 October 2016

6/10/16

Ravie de pouvoir être utile, Einar !

Bonne soirée !

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