when to use qui or ce qui ?

KevinC1Kwiziq community member

when to use qui or ce qui ?

How do you know when to use qui or ce qui in a sentence both can be followed by a verb?

Asked 3 weeks ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Kevin,

They are totally different relative pronouns.

Here is the Kwiziq lesson on the use of 'qui' -

https://french.kwiziq.com/revision/grammar/when-to-use-qui-to-say-who-which-or-that-relative-pronouns

and the lesson about ce qui / ce que -

https://french.kwiziq.com/revision/grammar/ce-qui-what-which-relative-pronouns

Hope this helps!

JimC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

Qui  --  who, which, that

Ce qui  --  what (subject form) but can also mean "which" when referring to an idea rather than something specific.

when to use qui or ce qui ?

How do you know when to use qui or ce qui in a sentence both can be followed by a verb?

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