Quantifier – quantificateur


Let's Define It!

What's a *quantifier*?

quantifier (un quantificateur in French) is a word or phrase, not an actual number, which indicates a quantity.

For example, the phrase beaucoup de, (a lot of/many/much) is a quantifier, and so is plusieurs (several).


Let's Pronounce It!

What does it sound like in French?


Let's Have an Example or Two!

Can a little reinforcement do the trick?

Here are some words used as quantifiers. They will be underlined and in bold for your convenience.

J'ai rencontré un tas d'amis à la soirée. I met a bunch of friends at the party.

Ajoutez un peu de sel dans cette soupe, s'il-vous-plaît. Please add some salt in this soup.

Il y a plusieurs enfants au parc. There are several children at the park.



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