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How would one understand the difference between "Sa fille l'aide" and "Sa fille laide"?

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Their pronunciations are exactly the same, however one means "His daughter helps him" while the other means "His ugly daughter". I can't imagine the look french people would give if you just utter this single sentence ;)

July 9, 2012

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You need context to tell them apart. The only other possibility might be intonation/ inflection when you say them. I can't imagine a situation when both would be appropriate by themselves (and thus there would be confusion). I hope that helps.

July 9, 2012
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