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"Why does he wash?"

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2/26/2013, 7:04:41 PM

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In "Pourquoi lave-t-il?" What does the "t" mean?

2/26/2013, 7:04:41 PM

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Whenever you invert a 3rd person verb - pronoun (elle, il, on) the verb needs to end in a "t". For a lot of verbs this is already the case (boit, lit, dit, est, etc.) however if this isn't the case a "-t-" is inserted between the verb and pronoun, it serves no purpose other than to separate the verb-pronoun without pausing when you say it.

2/26/2013, 9:30:27 PM
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