> would use 'et', it would be incorrect to use 'i' in > Russian, like in sentences like: "Je pars. Et toi ?" > (I'm going. What about you ?) ([And you ?]) > > Si it's a pity to lose all these nuances and to have > to use periphrases to express them, IMO. you can probably guess my question. :) what's a periphrase?