Sunday, April 13, 2014

Neither, Nor

To say "neither", "nor" you add "ne" (neh) before the verb, & "ni" (nee) after the verb.

Elle n'est ni au travail, ni chez elle (ell nay nee oh tah vye nee shayz ell) - She's neither at work, nor at home
Je n'ai ni le nom, ni l'addresse (zhuh nay nee leh nahm nee lah dress) -I have neither the name, nor the address.
Je ne suis ni allé à la banque, ni le supermarché (zhuh ne swee nee ah lay ah lah bahnk nee leh soo pehr mahr shay) -I didn't go to the bank, nor the supermarket
nous n'avons ni un répondeur, ni une messagerie vocale (noo nah vahn nee uhn ray pahn durr nee oon meh sahz urr ee voh kahl) -We have neither an answering machine, nor voice mail
son amie n'a ni le nom, ni l'addresse de la galerie (sohn ah mee nah nee leh nahm nee lah dress deh lah gah leh ree) -her friend had neither the name, nor the address of the gallery

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