I came across this sentence in a recent test. I understand that 'qui' replaces the subject (grand-père ). What is the function of 'lui' ?
As Alan pointed out 'lui' is a stress pronoun. It replaces 'mon grand-père'.
Here is a link to the Kwiziq lesson on this particular grammar point:
I hope this is helpful.
Bonne journée !
I see "lui" to be an indirect object pronoun.
The family of musicians met your grandfather who used to play the trumpet WITH it (A family (une)).
Hope this helps.
I thought it was a stress pronoun, used to emphasise the contrast/similarity with the grandmother who played violin. We could perhaps use "himself" in English.
"My grandmother, who used to play violin in an orchestra, met my grandfather who himself played trumpet, at a concert."
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