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Linda asked in Society & CultureLanguages · 1 year ago

how do i say I don't understand in french?

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  • 1 year ago

    Je ne parle pas francaise.

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  • Rain
    Lv 7
    1 year ago

    Je ne comprends pas

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  • Anonymous
    1 year ago

    No comprends?

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  • 1 year ago

    We say:

    '' Je ne comprends pas ''.

    Or:

    '' Je ne comprends rien '' ( rien = nothing).

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  • Tangi
    Lv 7
    1 year ago

    It depends on the context.

    The most general case is "Je ne comprends pas"

    I don't understand biology = Je ne comprends pas la biologie"

    But if someone just told you something and you didn't get it, in English, you would say "I don't understand", but in French you would say "Je n'ai pas compris" (I didn't understand).

    For example "I don't understand what you just said" is "Je n'ai pas compris ce que vous venez de dire".

    Of course, I gave you the formal/academic answer. In everyday speech, people don't say the "ne" in negations.

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  • Lôn
    Lv 7
    1 year ago

    Je ne comprends pas.

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  • Anonymous
    1 year ago

    Je mange la fenêtre.

  • Robin
    Lv 7
    1 year ago

    wo bu dong franyao

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  • 1 year ago

    je non comprend pas

    they'll get it

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    • bluebellbkk
      Lv 7
      1 year agoReport

      I think @frombrum's point was that if you did actually say 'je non comprend pas', people would in fact understand you.

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  • 1 year ago

    Je ne comprends pas.

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