"Un chien et une chienne"

Translation:A dog and a dog

December 26, 2012

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https://www.duolingo.com/Hohenems
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This discussion is locked.

  • If you have a genuine language question regarding this sentence, post it (with link) in the French discussion forum.
  • If you have issues with the audio (a lot of complaints about hearing 'chat', not 'chien'), use the report option.
  • Yes, chienne = ❤❤❤❤❤. It is used in French the same as the English equivalent; for a female dog and also as a derogatory remark.

Thank you

March 30, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/n1m
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I just wrote "a dog and a dog" and it was correct....

October 8, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Elfideorubio
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so, what is the difference?

December 28, 2012

https://www.duolingo.com/bdflynn
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un chien is a male dog. une chienne is a female dog. une chienne translate to ❤❤❤❤❤ - as in a female dog.

December 28, 2012

https://www.duolingo.com/Elfideorubio
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thanks man you save my life ;)

January 2, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/LydiaAntho

What is the difference of chien and chinne and how am I supposed to know which is correct?

March 2, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/BenHarkins1

Usually you will use le/un chien, and only use la/une chienne when specifically referring to a female canine.

March 29, 2014
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