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"Nous mangeons du poulet."

Translation:We eat chicken.

4 years ago

81 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/RushabhMan

What's the meaning of 'du'?

And when to use 'du' and 'du le' ?

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/gorn61
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du is always used when you think you might want to the "de le", which is never used.

du is masculine singular, de la is feminine singular and des is plural for both genders.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/seashine

Du is like some. Le is the. We are eating the chicken is different from we are eating some chicken

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/soccerlover321

du means some

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/TwilightSp3

Je d'accord . Right?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/TechyCasserole23

je suis daccord

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/GTCcraft

"Je suis *d'accord" would mean "I am agreed".

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/misstrinity22

du means some

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/mirlant

mean of du is some if u to sey some u say du lol

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/harlan674013

Wow so true

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/IceDragon354

what is the meaning of life the universe and everything

42

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/mollymooz2306

haha if you ask amazon alexa that XD

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/EmilioColi5

Alexa is a real hart broking 1

8 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/4804271205

Yup. Me too. HITCH HICKERS GUIDE TO THE GALAXY 4 EVER!!!

Sry 4 yelling. I got excited.

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/siciIy
siciIy
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i'm offensive and I find this very vegetarian

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Amy9983

Smooth, Napstablook XD

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/mollymooz2306

my mum said if i get 3 lingots and 20 likes on this comment, she'll get me an xbox :D

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Duo12341

What? I will help you but where do you get the lingots?

11 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/EmilioColi5

Oh i whish my mom did that . :-

8 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/luke913434

Really!!!

7 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/4804271205

Same...

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Spring31May

DU POULET = POULTRY YES OR NO ?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/PatrickJaye

@Spring31May

"Du poulet" specifically means "chicken"

The English word "poultry" includes not only chicken but also, duck, goose, turkey etc.

The French word for "poultry" is "volaille"

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Spring31May

Thank you <3

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Huaida4

When I say Je suis I remember Jesus

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AlexMunoz9

"Du poulet." Doesn't this mean "poultry"

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/benedicta20

No,it means some chicken

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/misstrinity22

it means some poulary

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Jonathan14283

We are eating a chicken?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/14i9i

'du' means 'some'

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/DanaSantos26

When do you use "mange, mangent and mangeons"? Im really confused sorry.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Polyglot-Wannabe

Not sure if this is any help now, but to answer your question, those are all conjugations of the root word, so the ending changes depending on who is performing the action. Mange is used for I, he, she; mangent is used for they, and mangeons is used for we. :P

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Bendelschnitz

Would you use 'poulet' when you refer to the animal or the baked/ready to eat type

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/IsabellaDo556366

i wrote we eat chicken and it said that it was incorrect

10 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/brige1320

no

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/theavaughan

I thought it was pepper not chicken

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/CatCannon1

Why is chicken masculine? Is it just saying poultry? Mayhaps we be eating a rooster? :P

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/brige1320

l

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/FaZe_Caulin

i eat chiken

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Rebecca404249

I say the word correctly and it says i said it wrong

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/HoaiAnNguyen18

Chicken is uncountable now, so why is that some chicken instead of some chickens?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ireneb7r

This is just wrong big deal

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/LydiaSalin1

I typed we ear chicken as a typo and it counted it as wrong. I don't think that's fair

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/harlan674013

Yooo

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SuusPreidel1

We eat Kentucky Fried CHICKEN!!!!!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/christian497954

t

10 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/christian497954

tu mange un carrot

10 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JANNAT464221

nous = we

9 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/GerelynneD

I think am saying it right but it says i am only saying one word right

9 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/EmilioColi5

Omg i put we eat children

8 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Poppi341013

du is of

7 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/4804271205

Tap the mic. Then listen to the cpu. Its a cheat for all voice questions!

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AnnaKorman1

What's the difference between we are eating and we eat?

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/KoenC2

I almoat said We ate children

3 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/milatraveria

the audio is terible

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/benedicta20

Its true

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/TwilightSp3

Why

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/misstrinity22

you speak portages

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/vidhitaa14

We neee4d to be talking about french here not random things it says cunfused about this sentence see if these comments from fello learners will help!!!!

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Superleximus

Why can't I use "the"?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/PatrickJaye

@Superleximus

"We are eating the chicken" would be "Nous mangeons le poulet".

The sentence given in the exercise is "... du poulet" so the translation must be "We are eating some chicken" or "We are eating chicken".

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/christian497954

e

10 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/17REBEL

I know right

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/gleaminggold

I love chicken

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/TwilightSp3

Me too

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/TheMinecraftDude

cba

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Briihester

I said poultry which is basically the same thing as just saying "chicken." Does "poultry" not translate the same in French?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/emily4690

isn't it cheken! chekenchekenchekenchekenchekenchekenchekenchekenchekencheken

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/TheDerpyDude21

wow, you buttheads. i said chiken. it did NOT acept it. it should of said it was almost correct at least.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/klea4423

I wrote ''We are eating some chicken.''This isn't fair!

8 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/01maren6
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Nope, I don't. Get out of the way you non-vegetarians

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/4804271205

:) me 2

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AndyHal

just because it is not the correct spelling is not ok to have it wrong

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/misstrinity22

they say that is't we eat chicken but it's not it's we eat some chicken

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Bendelschnitz

It's not literal It's just to help improve grammar

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/FaZe_Caulin

I EAT CHICKEN ALL YALL ARE WONG

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Xx_MTN_DEW_xX

it says that that "we are eating babies" is wrong but babies are chicken;(

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/mollymooz2306

um. boi.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Amoop123

you big piece of pooooooooooooo. you can not mistake my spelling

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AndyHal

yes that is right

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JesseHandsley

I HAAAAAAATE DUOLINGO SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO MUCH

1 year ago