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French Adverbs of Place

Adverbes de lieu

French adverbs of place explain where something occurs.

ailleurs elsewhere
autour around
ci- ___ here
d'ailleurs besides
dedans inside
dehors outside
derrière behind
dessous below
dessus above
devant in front
en bas down(stairs)
en haut up(stairs)
ici here
là- ___ there
loin far away
n'importe anywhere
nulle part nowhere
partout everywhere
près near
quelque part   somewhere


Types and Placement of French Adverbs

Dessous + Dessus     Inversion with adverbs

French Grammar


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