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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/goldygirl2011

what does ant mean in french ? (not the bug ant )

ant always pops up but i dont know what it means .

May 8, 2020

16 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Luna_Lovegood999

I dont think it means anything it just helps with your pronunciation. its only part of a word.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/goldygirl2011

thanks!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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

It doesn't mean anything. It's just part of a word, and it's only to teach you pronunciation.

People often ask about this. Duolingo should really make it clear somewhere, maybe in the tips and notes.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/your.emo.cousin

you really have a point.. i think theres somewhere to suggest stuff (idk where) but you should totally point that out to duolingo. that confused me for a loooong time.


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

this is really helpful enjoy the lingot!!!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Simon865018

Fun fact: ants = fourmilles (f) = tingling or "pins and needles"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BG70fQ

not fourmilles but fourmis ! (fourmis dans les jambes/ bras, etc... )


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/goldygirl2011

it did not for me


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/your.emo.cousin

it just kinda depends on where you hover over it. if its already in a sentence and its underlined with grey dots, it will work


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/your.emo.cousin

although, if its in the "click what you hear " questions, im pretty sure a lot of those arent even words, they are just testing your listening skills- like "what makes this sound??"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/your.emo.cousin

which in your case, is a soft and vaguely nasal "an"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/EL_FUEG0

just ask GOOGLE


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/katia786081

It doesn't mean anything


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/HaYa73102

Like "En mangeant, en chantant, en pleurant"? If it's a Verb, it means that the action is right now, during the phrase "Elle a dansé en pleurant" - "She had dance while crying". It can be replaced by "[être] en train de" - "Elle a dansé en [étant] en train de pleurer"

For words, It is just the way there are. "Maintenant" "pendant" and others.

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