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

"Thé au lait."

December 24, 2012

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

I thought "avec" was the correct translation for "with" and "au" was the translation for "or". Please correct me if I'm wrong.


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

The word for "or" is actually "ou," pronounced "oo." "Au" means "on" or "to," and when there is a main ingredient (tea) with something in it/with it (milk) you use "au" instead of "avec."


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

dictionary.com defines au as on or to. So I guess tea on milk means tea with milk. Certainly cafe au lait does.


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

in this sentence I think the word 'au' is used here meaning 'of the' so tea of the milk, meaning the tea has milk in.

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