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savoir-connaître (was: Re: can-may)

From:Rene Uittenbogaard <ruittenb@...>
Date:Monday, December 27, 2004, 11:25
# 1 wrote:
> > Maybe you don't know it clearly and that you only use it instinctively too > because I don't know how to explain clearly the difference between "savoir" > and "connaître" wich both means "to know" in english.. >
I thought "connaître" is used for people and specific things: Je connais cet homme - I know that man Je connais ce livre - I know that book "savoir" is used for abilities and facts: Il sait lire - He knows how to read / He can read Il sait qui est venu - He knows who has come. correct? René


# 1 <salut_vous_autre@...>
Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>
Pablo Flores <pablodavidflores@...>