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G: The verb avoir
"Avoir" can be translated as "to have". Formation
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avoir to have
first person j'ai jay I have Plural
nous avons noozahvohn we have
z second person tu as too ah you have vouszavez voozahvay you have
il a eel ah he has eelzohn t they have
(masc. or mixed) elles ont ellzohnt they have (fem.) ils ont
z third person elle a ell ah she has
on a ohnah one has z n Examples
J'ai deux stylos. I have two pens. Tu as trois frères. You have three brothers. Il a une idée. He has an idea. Expressing Age
Avoir is used to express age.
Tu as quel âge? - How old are you? [lit: You have what age?]
J'ai trente ans. - I'm thirty (years old). [lit: I have thirty years] There is/are - Il y a
The expression il y a means there is or there are.
Il y a un livre. - There is a book.
Il y a des livres. - There are books. V: The Family
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The Family La Famille
Immediate Family Extended Family ...
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