Vous habitez où ? Pronunciation

LorenA0Kwiziq community member

Vous habitez où ? Pronunciation

When saying "Vous habitez où?" Why isn't it pronounced as "abitezù" instead of "abite ù"

Asked 1 year ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Lauren, 

You wouldn't 'liaise' the -z with où and the only cases I can think of when you would liaise are -

 Imperative affirmatives with pronouns en & y  

Trouvez-en une !-------> Trouvez (z) en une = Find one of them!

Prenez-en plein !-------> Prenez (z) en plein = Take lots!

Allez-y !-----> Allez (z) y  = go ahead!

In the case of a word like 'assez' you would not normally liaise either

C'est assez // intéressant = This is quite interesting

C'est assez // instinctif = It's quite instinctive

But good question!

Vous habitez où ? Pronunciation

When saying "Vous habitez où?" Why isn't it pronounced as "abitezù" instead of "abite ù"

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