Question: Do the French say Si for yes?

Why do French sometimes say Si for yes?

Remember: si is used when stressing the opposite of what the other person is saying, if their comment or question is negative. If they were making a positive statement and you wanted to contradict them, use non instead. One word of warning. Si also means ‘if’ in French.

Do French also say si?

“Si” is another French word to say yes, but we only use it in a very specific situation. To contradict someone who made a statement in the negative form.

Is Ouais rude?

Like ouais, ouaip is very informal and could be considered rude if you‘re talking to someone in a professional or formal setting. Ouais and ouaip are two awesome additions to your oui toolbox, but remember that to only use them with people you’re close to, that is with people you use tu with.

Is Oui pronounced WEE or way?

Yes in French – oui – is pronounced more or less like ‘we’ in English, and we use it a lot.

Why do French say Mais oui?

This expression means “yes” or “obviously.” It is a synonym of bien sûr ! It is very informal, so beware.

What does Meme si mean in French?

“Même si can also mean even if / even though, however it’s always followed by Le Présent Indicatif and never Le Subjonctif.”

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