please explain pronom en?

i know about the pronoms le, les, le , l' and y but someone please explain pronom en in english? french exam tommorow ahha

and when can i use it?

3 Answers

Relevance
  • 9 years ago
    Favorite Answer

    Morgane told you about "en" as a preposition, but as a pronoun I used to say "en" is a contraction of "de + pronoun", each time "de" is used in French .

    I speak of that = J'en parle . En means "de cela " .

    I come from there = j'en viens . En means "de là " .

    You don't know anything about it = tu n'en sais rien . En means "de cela" .

    I saw three of them = J'en ai vu trois . En means "of them" .

    I want some = j'en veux . En means "de ça", I want (some) "of that" .

    En can be a preposition to ( I live in England = Je vis en Angleterre) but it's another question .

    As a pronoun, remember : "en" always means " de + pronoun", any pronoun .

    Source(s): I'm French
  • 9 years ago

    en could be an adverbe: origine, where something is from!

    Il en vient. he comes from. --> from there

    "en" could be a preposition: it could indicate the place, the situation, the manner/way, the transformation, the duration. -->in, to, from, by, on, at, of, while

    ex: She transforms the frog INTO prince. Elle transforme la grenouille EN prince.

    it could be a "Pronom personnel": --> it

    "Tu n'en sais rien"

    i hope it could hep you! sorry if i am not clear!

    Source(s): Native language
  • 9 years ago

    Most often it means "of it" or "of them", or "from it" or "from them". It is usually replacing an expression using "de".

Still have questions? Get your answers by asking now.