chapter  29
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They can also join elements of a clause, such as nouns, e.g. athées ou agnostiques (lines 51-2),

adjectives, e.g. égaux et différents (lines 88-9); libres et solidaires (line 89) or two subordinate

clauses, e.g. ne salarie ni ne subventionne (line 63) in which ni is a conjunction meaning ‘nor’.

When repeated it is the equivalent of ‘neither . . . nor’. Note that it must be used with ne.