Ninguna usage

JamieB2Kwiziq community member

Ninguna usage

I don't understand the example sentence " Ninguna chica viajará contigo a ninguna parte". The tip says that you can only use the words "ningun" or "Ninguna" at the beginning of a sentence, so this example sentence does not make sense to me since " Ninguna" Is found towards the end of the sentence too. Thank you.

Asked 5 months ago
InmaKwiziq team member

Hola Jamie,

I understand it is a bit confusing to see that statement in the lesson; we need to re-word it so it is clear. What we meant by only using ningún/ninguna at the beginning of the sentence is that if you don't start the sentence with "no", then you need to place ningún/ninguna in the beginning. For example, you could say either:

1. No ha venido ningún invitado. (No guest has come.)

2. Ningún invitado ha venido. (No guest has come.)

Both are saying the same, but 1 is using the double negative "No....ningún/ninguna" in which case "No" goes at the beginning, and 2 is using only "ningún", in which case it goes at the beginning. When only using ningún or ninguna, then it needs to go at the front.

This would be incorrect:

"Ha venido ningún invitado."

I hope this clarified it.

Saludos

Inma

Ninguna usage

I don't understand the example sentence " Ninguna chica viajará contigo a ninguna parte". The tip says that you can only use the words "ningun" or "Ninguna" at the beginning of a sentence, so this example sentence does not make sense to me since " Ninguna" Is found towards the end of the sentence too. Thank you.

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