Languages › French Là- French Prefix Learn about the French prefix là- Share Flipboard Email Print Catherine Delahaye/Getty Images French Vocabulary Pronunciation & Conversation Grammar Resources For Teachers by ThoughtCo Updated October 31, 2017 The adverbial French prefix là- can be added to certain adverbs of place to mean "there" or "that." The opposite of là- is ci-, which means "here" or "this." Adverbs Where là- Can Be Added This is the complete list: là-haut up there là-bas down there, over there là-dessus on top of that là-dessous under that là-devant in front of that là-derrière behind that là-dedans inside that là-dehors outside (of) that Là- can also be added to one other adverb: là-mêmeright there, in that very place Note: As it can only be added to adverbs, là- is less flexible than its antonym ci-.Grammatical agreement: There is never any agreement with the adverbs attached to là-. Qui est cette fille là-bas?Who is that girl over there? J'ai trouvé les clés là-haut.I found the keys up there. Continue Reading Talking About 'These Girls' in French, It's 'Ces Filles' Not 'Cettes' French Expressions With Dessus and Dessous French Adverbs Are No Mystery: Here's How to Identify and Place Them -ci - French Suffix Information and Examples How French Agreement With Compound Verbs Works Understanding French Demonstrative Pronouns (Pronoms démonstratifs) Absolutely! How to Use the French Adverbial Phrase 'Tout à Fait' The French Word Tout and Its Variations D'ailleurs: French Expressions for Daily Use All about Être, a French Super Verb French Superlative Adverbs - Adverbs Superlatifs Touring Montréal: An Easy French-English Bilingual Story How Do you Use the Versatile French Word 'Même' Properly? The French Expression "Il y a" Analyzed and Explained Understanding the French Expression "Pas Mal" The French Expression 'Bien entendu'