a-t-il

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Verb[edit]

a-t-il

  1. The interrogative form of avoir in the third-person singular masculine.
    A-t-il l'heure?
    Does he have the time?
  2. A form of avoir (when used as a past auxiliary verb) in the third-person singular masculine, used after reporting direct speech.
    "C'est un honneur pour moi et pour mon pays", a-t-il ajouté.
    "This is an honour for me and for my country", he added.

Usage notes[edit]

When reporting direct speech, a-t-il always goes after the reported statement.

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