Why does "ça veut dire" translate to "it means"?

Rebekah

Kwiziq community member

4 January 2018

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Why does "ça veut dire" translate to "it means"?

This question relates to:
French lesson "Conjugate aller (je vais, tu vas, vous allez) in Le Présent (present tense)"

Cécile

Kwiziq language super star

4 January 2018

4/01/18

Literally it means 'this wants to say' which is to 'mean' in French, so it uses the verb 'vouloir' in the present tense in the 3rd person singular. 'ça' is a contraction of cela.

Rebekah

Kwiziq community member

4 January 2018

4/01/18

Ah... thanks so much!

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