Negative adverb – adverbe négatif


Let's Define It!

What's an *negative adverb*?

Un adverbe négatif (negative adverb) is a word (an adverb) you use to make a negative construction.

Words such as ne, pas, non, rien, etc. are negative adverbs.



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What does it sound like in French?


Let's Have an Example or Two!

Can a little reinforcement do the trick?

Here, I'm providing a few sentences including negative adverbs. We will underline them for your convenience.

  1. Je ne vois rien dans ce noir. /I can't see anything in this dark. 
  2. Pourquoi pas? / Why not? 
  3. Elle n'aime plus le gâteau au chocolat.  /She no longer likes chocolate cakes.
  4. Tu ne viendras pas ce soir. / You won't come tonight?


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