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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/radoskan

"Salut les filles !"

January 8, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/soyawe

why not goodbye girls?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/radoskan

Can one say: "Salut des filles!"?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sitesurf

No, because you are talking to identified girls and it would sound weird: like "hello some girls"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/vpersaud

I thought that "des" could also be used when there is no article (as in the answer). "Salut les filles" sounds like "Hello the girls" to me.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/axisdelasal

How can you notice the difference in pronunciation when they say les filles and le fille?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sitesurf

In singular, it would be LA fille, not LE. Les = LEH La = LA


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/FLara

Can this mean an order to someone go say "Salut" to the girls? Translating to something like "greet the girls!"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/HeleneH

No. "To greet" is a verb, while "salut" is not a verb. The verb "to greet" in French is "saluer", and an imperative conjugation would be "Saluez les filles!"


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Has anyone noticed when pronouncing this correctly, the recording "can't understand" you?

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