What is the difference between la rivière and le fleuve ?

French

asked by
Pawel
published
11 months ago

I think there are two different words in French for a river. They are la rivière and le fleuve.

What is the difference between them? How to use them correctly?

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answered by
Marvin
published
7 months ago

Basically, "un fleuve" is bigger than "une rivière". For the Seine or the Garonne or the Rhin, we'll talk about "fleuves"

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