"Manges-tu du maïs ?"

Translation:Do you eat corn?

January 4, 2013



How would you have known to hyphenate manges-tu here? I had not encountered hyphenation when forming a question up to this point.

February 26, 2013


Good point, although I think I came across the hyphenated form before this. In principle, you hyphenate if the verb comes before the subject.

Both forms are perfectly acceptable though, you could easily say "Tu manges du mais?". Having said that, this form is used more often, particularly while speaking.

March 15, 2013


that actually sounded like a question

March 30, 2013
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