Conjonction de coordination

French Coordinating Conjunction

See also: Conjonctions and Conjunction Types

Coordinating conjunctions (conjonctions de coordination) are words that link words, phrases, or independent clauses to show an equal relationship between them.

For example

  • Est-ce que tu veux un café ou un thé ? - Do you want coffee or tea?
  • Jean aime le football et Marie aime le rubgy. - Jean likes football and Marie likes rugby.

There are 7 French coordinating conjunctions:

  1. car - as, since
  2. donc - so, therefore
  3. et - and
  4. mais - but
  5. ni - neither
  6. or - now
  7. ou - or
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