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Sentence

Il faut que j'y aille

Translation

I need to go.



Analysis


il
     1. pron. he (third-person singular masculine subject pronoun for human subject)
     2. pron. it (third-person singular subject pronoun for grammatically masculine objects)
     3. pron. Impersonal subject; it
faut
     1. v. singular present indicative of falloir
     2. v. third-person singular present indicative of faillir
     faillir
          1. v. to almost do something
          2. v. to fail
          3. v. to go bankrupt
     falloir
          1. v. (impersonal) to need, have to
          2. v. to take (time)
          3. v. (reflexive, with "en") to be missing
que
     1. conj. that (introduces a noun clause and connects it to its parent clause)
     2. conj. (used with ne) only (ne ... que parses roughly as "(does) not / nothing ... other than")
     3. conj. Substitutes for another, previously stated conjunction.
     4. conj. when, no sooner.
     5. conj. Links two noun phrases in apposition forming a clause without a (finite) verb, such that the complement acts as predicate.
     6. conj. than (introduces a comparison)
     7. pron. (slightly formal) The inanimate direct-object interrogative pronoun.
     8. pron. (slightly formal) The inanimate subject or predicative interrogative pronoun.
     9. pron. The direct object relative pronoun.
je
     1. pron. I
y
     1. pron. there (at a place)
     2. pron. there, thither (to there)
     3. pron. ngd, Used as a pronoun to replace à followed by an indirect object.
     4. pron.          With verbs: see for verbs which use this structure.
     5. pron. (archaic) With adjectives. Only used with handful of adjectives (the most usual being y compris, which is a special case), mainly in juridical language.
     6. pron. (Quebec, France, colloquial) He: alternative form of il
     7. pron. (Quebec, France, colloquial) They: alternative form of ils
     8. pron. (Quebec, colloquial) They: alternative form of elles
aille
     1. v. third-person singular present subjunctive of aller
     2. v. second-person singular present imperative of ailler
     ailler
          1. v. to add garlic (to)
     aller
          1. v. (intransitive) to go
          2. v. (when followed by an infinitive verb) to be going (to); will soon; forms a near-future tense
          3. v. to be (feeling)
          4. v. to go well with (clothes, colors, etc.)
          5. n. Outward trip; journey out; trip away (implying not returning)


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