"The rabbit is eating, is it not?"

Translation:Le lapin mange, n'est-ce pas ?

July 11, 2015



I put est-ce non and I was wrong. that sucks

September 23, 2016


I thought (Is it not) is (ce n'est pas)

December 23, 2016


That's "it is not"

July 13, 2017


My translation was: Le lapin mange, c'est non? That is proper, no?

August 18, 2017


Le lapin mange, non? - it is proper

January 9, 2018


I had the same, so thank you for the clarification

March 1, 2018


the negation in french is NE.... PAS. I do not eat = JE NE MANGE PAS. the horse does not want to run = LE CHEVAL DE VEUT PAS COURIR. It is ALWAYS like that. So, don't forget PAS ! = n'oubliez pas, pas !

January 19, 2018


Google translate has helpful explanation for the expression "n'est-ce pas" : (adverbe interrogatif) Expression servant à demander l’accord de quelqu’un sur ce qui vient d’être dit (interrogative adverb: Expression used to ask the agreement of someone on what has just been said)

November 11, 2018


I agree with the other comments that this a bit frustrating and confusing. Would someone with better understanding of french please explain where we were going wrong? Also, I wondered if "est-ce qu'elle est" is the feminine version of "est-ce qu'il est"?

October 2, 2017


I think the lack of punctuation is confusing. "Le lapin mange, non?" is a correct translation.

January 9, 2018

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    I received a wrong answer. I typed 'Le lapin mange, non.' I think Duolingo is being very precise here. They want the exact translation. Even though in English we rarely say is it not anymore at the end of a sentence. Not here in Canada. Maybe in Britain.

    January 16, 2018


    I typed the same answer and got it right today.

    February 17, 2018


    I didn't have n'est-ce pas available to me. Only 'non'!

    May 8, 2018


    Is " n'est pas?" wrong?

    October 29, 2018


    You're missing ce. You've got "is not". "Is it not" = "n'est-ce pas"

    February 15, 2019


    ❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤ indeed

    January 7, 2017


    How do you know if it's le or la

    December 24, 2017


    the difference between le, la and les is pretty simple. In French, words have genders, some are masculine, some are feminine. This can be found in a dictionary, where it says (m) or (f) meaning masculine or feminine.

    masculine words use le, so a word like vin (m), meaning wine, would be le vin. Something like pomme (f), meaning apple, would be la pomme. Les is used for plurals, like les vins (pl), meaning the wines.

    March 1, 2018


    Lol oops two right answers.

    January 11, 2018

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      Wait a moment, I was asked to repeat this sentence. I selected 'is it not', which Duolingo showed me it wanted last time, but I was marked wrong.

      January 16, 2018


      I just put, "Le lapin est mange, non?", and it was wrong.

      March 3, 2018


      Le lapin mange, non?

      November 30, 2018


      Why is the translation to French "le lapin mange, ou non" wrong?

      May 29, 2018


      "le lapin mange , vous non etes" gives me incorrect

      July 17, 2018


      I think "n'est pas" is a good translation of "is it not"?

      October 29, 2018


      1st question, what is the difference between Non vs N'est-ce pas? 2nd question, When do i use which.

      January 29, 2019
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