Quand il

English translation: quan-t-il

22:11 Apr 29, 2005
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary - General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
French term or phrase: Quand il
Please tell me whether there is a liason between Quand and il. Thanks
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English translation:quan-t-il
Explanation:
Yes, there a liaison betweem "quand" and "il, but it is pronounced as a "t".

It just sounds better to French ears...

HTH
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Pierre Renault
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quan-t-il


Explanation:
Yes, there a liaison betweem "quand" and "il, but it is pronounced as a "t".

It just sounds better to French ears...

HTH


Pierre Renault
Local time: 04:16
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 4
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agree  Sandra C.
6 mins

agree  writeaway: it would be physically very hard to stop a nasal completely and then go directly to an open vowel sound. the liaison is a basically natural occurrence
18 mins
  -> You mean as in the (French) word "dandy"? ;)

agree  Patrice
25 mins

agree  Estelle Demontrond-Box
35 mins

agree  Anna Maria Augustine at proZ.com (X)
1 hr
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