Talk:n'y a-t-il

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n'y a-t-il[edit]

As previous. —RuakhTALK 23:31, 26 August 2007 (UTC)

Keep. As previous (perhaps moreso). bd2412 T 23:36, 26 August 2007 (UTC)
Isn't this just ne + y a-t-il? DAVilla 17:03, 5 September 2007 (UTC)
Delete as previous. Rod (A. Smith) 17:28, 5 September 2007 (UTC)
Clarification: Keeping this would imply that we should have negative entries for every French verb that begins with a vowel. Combined with inversion entries, we'd have to create thirty entries for avoir, including ai, j'ai, n'ai, ai-je, n'ai-je, as, n'as, as-tu, n'as-tu, a, n'a, a-t-il, n'a-t-il, a-t-elle, n'a-t-elle, avons, n'avons, avons-nous, n'avons-nous, avez, n'avez, avez-vous, n'avez-vous, ont, n'ont, ont-ils, n'ont-ils, ont-elles, n'ont-elles. Add other tenses and moods and compound the expansion across all French verbs, and it's clearly excessive. The seven wikilinked forms should suffice. Rod (A. Smith) 17:44, 5 September 2007 (UTC)
Thirty entries for avoir? I'd be fine with that. bd2412 T 22:57, 10 September 2007 (UTC)
On closer reading, I am not suggesting we apply this "across all French verbs", just across "the few fundamental verbs avoir, etre, possibly faire", as above. Cheers! bd2412 T 17:48, 25 November 2007 (UTC)
Keep I found this useful as I'm learning French. I heard it spoken, but I couldn't find it in any dictionary. tracker1312 16 January 2008