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

"Bienvenue les enfants !"

December 27, 2012

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Timegiver84

Why is this "welcome children" and "welcome girls"?


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

Isn't "les enfants" The children? Why is this not, Welcome the children?


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

In English we drop the article ( le / la / les ) where as the French keep it in because we don't use it to define masculine / feminine nouns.


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

Would it be wrong to only say "Bienvenue enfants" ?


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

Yes, in French they always use the articles


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

When is it Bienvenue and when is it Bienvenu?


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

I don't think it's ever bienvenu. I don't think bienvenu is a french word.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Balthasar1234

I thought there were four forms for welcome, namely, bienvenu to welcome a man, bienvenue to welcome a woman, bienvenues to welcome a group of women, and bienvenus to welcome a group of men or a mixed group of men and women. Isn't that true?


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

why not boy as well? "infants" is just girls???

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