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Lexique
Lexique
à
at, to, in, by, on 2
à bas...!
down with...!
à bientôt
see you soon
à bras ouverts
with open arms
à cause de
because of 11
à cheval
on horseback
à condition de/que
provided that 22
à cotê de
next to 4
à demain
see you tomorrow 1
a droite
on the right 4
à gauche
on the left 4
à la belle étoile
outdoors
a la fois
at the same time 20
à l’aise
at ease 10
a l’extérieur
outside
à l’envers
backward 19
à l’etranger
abroad 14
à l’heure
on time 4
à la mode
fashionable
à mi-temps
part-time 10
à moins de/que
unless 22
à mon avis
in my opinion 7
à plein temps
full time
à propos de
regarding 7
à temps complet
full-time 10
à travers
through 11
abaque m.
abacus
aboli(e)
abolished
abord:d’~
first
aborder
to land
aboutir
to lead to, end in
abrégé(e)
abridged, shortened
absence f.
absence
absolu(e)
absolute 6
absent(e)
absent 1
absolu(e)
absolute 6
absolument
absolutely 6
accéleré(e)
accelerated
accepter
to accept; to agree to 7
accès m.
access, approach
accident m.
accident
accompagner
to accompany 18
accomplir
to accomplish 14
accord m.
agreement 24
d’accord
agreed, okay 3
accoucher
to give birth 20
accueil m.
welcome 3
accueillant(e)
welcoming 20
accusé/accusée m./f.
the accused 13
accuser
to accuse
achat m.
purchase 15
acheter
to buy 8
acide m.
acid
acrobate m./f.
acrobat
acteur/actrice m./f.
actor/actress 5
actif(ive)
active 3
activité f.
activity
actuel(le)
current, present
actuellement
presently, now 10
adapter
to adapt
s’adapter à
to adapt oneself to 19
addition f.
addition, check 21
additioner
to add up
adieu m. (pl. adieux)
farewell
admettre
to admit 22
admirer
to admirer
adolescent/adolescente m./f.
adolescent
adopter
to adopt
adorer
to adore
adresse f.
address
s’adresser
to be addressed 21
adulte m./f.
adult
advenir
to happen 23
adversaire m./f.
adversary
aérien(ne)
by air
aérobique
aerobic
aéroport m.
airport 6
affaire f.
affair
affaires f.pl.
belongings; business affairs 13
homme/femme d'~
businessman(woman)
afiiche f.
poster 5
afin de/que
in order to/that 22
affirmatif(ve)
affirmative
africain(e)
African
Afrique f.
Africa
âge m.
age 8
d'un certain âge
no longer young
du troisième age
senior citizen
Moyen âge
Middle Ages
quel âge avez-vous ?
how old are you ?
âgé(e)
aged, old 5
agence f.
agency
agence de location
rental agency 18
agence de voyage
travel agency 7
agence de immobilière
real estate agency 18
agent m.
agent
agent de police
police officer
agir
to act 22
il s’agit de
it concerns, it is about 20
agiter
to toss about 14
agréable
pleasant
agréer
to accept
agricole
agricultural 19
agriculteur m.
agriculturalist, farmer 13
agronomie f.
agronomy
aide m./f.
assistant
aide f.
aid, help 10
aider à
to help 7
ailleurs
elsewhere
d’ailleurs
otherwise, besides 15
aimable
loveable, kind 12
aimer
to like, love 4
aimer mieux
to prefer 22
aîné(e)
eldest (child) 5
ainsi
thus 19
ainsi que
as well as 24
air m.
air, look, appearance
avoir l’air
to look, to seem 8
mal de l’air
airsickness 17
aise f.
ease 10
ajouter
to add
album m.
album
alcool m.
alcohol, spirits 9
alerte
alert, lively
alerte d’incendie f.
fire alarm
alibi m.
alibi
aliment m.
food
alimentation f.
food
Allemagne f.
Germany
allemand(e)
German 3
aller
to go 6
aller chercher
to fetch 17
aller et retour
round trip
aller simple m.
one-way (ticket)
aller voir
to visit (someone) 11
s’en aller
to leave 17
allergie f.
allergy 3
alliance f.
alliance
allô
hello (on telephone)
allocation f.
payment, benefit
allongé(e)
stretched out 23
allumer
to light 21
allure f.
allure 18
alors
then, in that case 4
Alpes f.pl.
Alps
amateur
enthusiast
ambassadeur/ambassadrice m./f.
ambassador
ambiance f.
atmosphere 19
ambulance f.
ambulance
améliorer
to improve 22
américain(e)
American 2
Amérique f.
America
ami/amie m./f.
friend 1
petit(e) ~(e)
boyfriend, girlfriend
amical(e)
friendly 22
amicalement
in a friendly way, sincerely 18
amitié f.
friendship 22
amnésique
suffering from amnesia
amour m.
love
amoureux(euse)
in love 17
ample
larger, generous
amusant(e)
amusing, funny 10
s’amuser
to have fun, have a good time, enjoy oneself 17
an m.
year 6
ancien(ne)
old; former 3
ange m.
angel
anglais m.
English (language) 1
anglais(e)
English 3
Angleterre f.
England
alnglophone
English speaking
angoisse f.
anguish, anxiety
animal m.
animal
animal en peluche
stuffed animal
animé(e)
animated 4
dessin animé(e) m.
cartoon
année f.
announcement 10, ad
petite annonce
want ad 10
annoncer
to announce
anthropologie f.
anthropology 3
anthropologue m./f.
anthropologist
anticiper
to anticipate, look forward to
antipathie f.
antipathy, hatred
antipathique
not nice
anxieux(euse)
anxious
aout m.
August 2
apparaître
to appear 14
apparamment
apparently
appareil m.
device, machine; telephone 5
à l’appareil
on the line
appareil photo m.
camera 6
apparence f.
appearance
appartement m.
apartment 4
appartenir
to belong 17
appel m.
call; roll call¸appeal
appeler
to call, name 11
s’appeler
to be named 17
appendicite f.
appendicitis
appétit m.
appetite
bn appétit!
enjoy the meal!
applaudir
to applaud 7
apporter
to bring 11
apprécier
to appreciate
appréhension f.
apprehension
apprendre
to learn 9
approcher
to approach
approprié(e)
appropriate
apporximatif(ive)
apporximate
appuyer
to lean; to press (a button) 14
après
after 4
après-midi m.
afternoon 4
apte
apt, suitable
aptitude f.
aptitude
arbre m.
tree 4
arc-en-ciel m. (pl. arcs-en-ciel)
rainbow
architecte m./f.
architect
architecture f.
architecture
argent m.
money; silver 6
arme f.
army 20
arranger
to arrange
arrêter
to stop; to arrest 13
arrivée f.
arrival 10
arriver
to arrive ; to happen 4, 13
arrondissement m.
district, ward 7
arsenic m.
arsenic
art m.
art
atrichaut m.
artichoke 9
article m.
article
artiste m./f.
artist
artistique
artistic
ascenseur m.
elevator 10
Asie. f.
Asia
aspect m.
aspect, appearance
aspiration f.
aspiration¸ breath
aspirine f.
aspirin
assassin/assassine m./f.
assassin
assassiner
to assassinate
s’assembler
to assemble, gather 17
s’asseoir
to sit down 17
assez
enough, rather 7
assiette f.
dish, plate 9
assis(e)
seated 3
assistant/assistante m.f.
assistant
assister à
to witness, to atend 16
associer
to associate 16
assurance f.
assurance, insurance
assurer
to assure 23
astrologie f.
astronaut 12
astronomique
astronomical
astrophysique f.
astrophysics
Athènes
Athens
athlète m./f
athlete
atmosphère f.
atmosphere
attacher
to attach
attaque f.
attack
attaquer
to attack
atteindre
to attain, reach
atttendre
to wait for 10
s’attendre à
to expect to
attentif(ive)
attentive 3
attention f.
attention
faire attention
to be careful; to pay attention 9
attestation f.
certificate of validity
attitude f.
attitude 19
attribuer
to attribute 24
au (contraction) 2
au bord de
along; on the banks of 4
au bord de la mer
at the seashore
au fond de
in the end of, at the back of 4
au lieu de
instead of, in place of 10
au milieu de
in the middle of
au moins
at least 20
au régime
on a diet 7
au revoir
good-by 1
au secours !
help !
auberge de jeunesse f.
youth hostel 6
aucun(e)
not any, none 16
audaxieux(euse)
audacious
aujourd’hui
today 2
aquel (à laquelle, auxquels, auxquelles)
to which, to whom
aussi
also 1; as, so
aussi (que)
as much as 10
aussi bien que
as well as 15
aussitôt que
as soon as 18
Australie f.
Australia
autant
as much 10
auteur m.
author
auto f.
auto, car 2
autobus m.
bus 10
autographe m.
autograph
automne m.
autumn 8
automobile f.
car
automobiliste m.f.
car driver 10
autoportrait m.
self-portrait
autoritaire
authoritarian 3
autorités f. pl.
authorities
autoroute f.
highway
auto-stop m.
hitchhiking
faire de l’auto-stop
to hitchhike
autour de
around 4
autre
other 1
autrefois
formerly; in the past 12
autrement
otherwise 15
avaler
to swallow 12
avance: en ~
early 4
avancer
to advance
avant
before 4
avant de/que
before 22
avantage m.
advantage 19
avec
with 1
avenir m.
future 7
aventure f.
adventure 19
bonne aventure
fortune
avenue f.
avenue
avion m.
airplane 6
aviron m.
rowing
avis m.
opinion; advice
avocat/avocate m./f.
lawyer 12
avoir
to have 5
avoir... ans
to be... years old
avoir besoin de
to need 8
avoir chaud
to be hot, warm 8
avoir confiance en
to have confidence in 14
avoir de la chance
to be lucky
evoir envie de
to desire; to feel like 8
avoir faim
to be hungry
avoir froid
to be cold 8
avoir honte
to be ashamed 8
avoir horreur de
to abhor, to detest 18
avoir l’air
to lookk, seem to be 8
avoir l’habitude de
to be in the habit of
avoir lieu
to take place 12
avoir l’intention de
to intend to 22
avoir l’occasion de
to have a chance to 15
avoir mal à
to have a pain in, to hurt 8
avoir mal au coeur
to feel nauseated 18
avoir peur
to be afraid 8
avoir raison
to be right 8
avoir soif
to be thirsty 8
avoir sommeil
to be sleepy 8
avoir tort
to be wrong 8
avril m.
April 2
baba m,
a French sponge cake
baby-sitting m.
babysitting 23
bague f.
ring 17
baguette f.
French bread 15
baigner
to bathe
se baigner
to swim, to take a bath 21
bail m.
lease
bain m.
bath
maillot de bain
swimsuit 23
salle de bains
bathroom 4
bal m. (pl. bals)
dance 19
balcon m.
balcony 24
banane f.
banana
banc m.
becnh 10
banlieue f.
suburbs 5
banque f.
bank 4
bar m.
bar
barbe f.
beard 17
bas(se)
low
base-ball m.
baseball
basket m.
basketball
baskets m./pl.
tennis shoes
bâtard m.
type of bread
bateau m.
boat 17
bateau à voile m.
sailboat
en bateau
by boat 9
bâtiment m.
building 3
bâtir
to build 7
se battre
to fight 17
bavarder
to chat 15
beau (belle, bel) (m.pl. beaux)
beautiful, handsome 5
beau-
step, -in-law 5
il fait beau
it’s nice out 8
beaucoup
much, a lot 5
beaucoup de monde
many people 10
beauté f.
beauty 24
bébé m.
baby 9
beige
biege 5
belge
Belgian
Belgique f.
Belgium
belle
beautiful
belle-
step, -in-law 5
besoin m.
need
avoir besoin de
to need 8
bête f.
animal
bête
stupid 15
bêtise f.
silliness, stupidity 16
beurre m.
butter 9
bibelot m.
trinket
bibliothèque f.
library 4
bicentenaire m.
bicentennial
bien m.
benefit; good
bien (adv.)
well; very, quite 1
aussi bien que
as well as 15
bien élevé(e)
well-behaved
bien que
although 22
bien sûr
of course, naturally 6
eh bien
well, so 2
ou bien
or else 17
bien-aimé/bien aimée m./f.
beloved
bientôt
soon, shortly 18
bière f.
beer 9
bilingue
bilingual 6
billet m.
ticket 8
biologie f.
biology
bistro m.
bistro
blanc (blanche)
white 5
blanchir
to whiten; to bleach 7
blessé(e)
wounded 17
se blesser
to wound, injure oneself 21
bleu(e)
blue 5
blond(e)
blond 5
blouson m.
jacket, windbreaker 8
boeuf m.
ox; beef 12
boire
to drink 9
boir un coup
to have a drink (slang)
bois m.
wood 16
boisson f.
beverage 9
boîte f.
box; can 8
boîte de conserves f.
canned goods, tin can 15
bol m.
bowl 9
bombe atomique f.
atomic bomb
bon (bonne)
good 3; correct
ah bon?
really?
de bonne heure
early 17
bonheur m.
happiness; good fortune 16
bonhomme de neige m.
snowman 20
bonjour
good morning, good day; hello 1
bonne f.
maid 13
bonsoir
good evening
bonté f.
goodness, kindness 24
bord m.
edge, margin, border; shore, bank
au bord de
along, on hte edge of, on the banks of 4
bosser
to work hard (slang)
botte f.
boot 5
bouche f.
mouth 2
boucher/abouchère m./f.
butcher 15
boucherie f.
butcher shop 15
boucle f.
curl, lock
bouffer
to eat (slang)
bouger
to move 16
boulangerie f.
bakery 15
boule de cristal f.
crystal ball 11
boulevard m.
boulevard
boum f.
party 14
bouquet m.
bouquet
bougeois(e)
bourgeouis, middle-class
Bourgogne f.
Burgundy
bourgogne m.
burgundy (wine)
bouteille f.
bottle 9
boutique f.
small retail shop
bouton m.
button; knob; bud; pimple 14
boxeur m.
boxer
bras m.
arm 8
à bras ouverts
with open arms
bref
in short
bric-à-brac m.
bits and pieces
bridge m.
bridge (card game)
brillant(e)
brilliant
briller
to shine 23
brochure f.
brochure
brosse f.
brush 17
se brosser
to brush 17
brouillard m.
fog 8
bruit m.
noise 10
brun(e)
brown 5
brunir
to turn brown; to tan 7
brusquement
abruptly 23
bruyant(e)
noisy 18
buffet m.
desk 1; office, bureau 3
bureau des objets trouvés m.
lost and found office 23
but m.
goal; purpose
gardien de but
goalie
ça
this; that; it 1
cabine téléphonique f.
phone booth 10
cache-cache m.
hide-and-seek 16
cadavre m.
corpse
cadeau m.
gift 5
cadet(te)
youngest (child) 5
café m.
coffee; café 6
cafétéria f.
cafeteria 3
cahier m.
notebook 1
caisse f.
cash register 15
caissier/caissière m./f.
cashier 15
calcul m.
calculation
calculatrice f.
calculator 14
calculer
to calculate, to add up
machine à calculer f.
adding machine
calendrier m.
calendar 2
Californie f.
California
californien(ne)
Californian
calme
calm
calomnie f.
slander
camarade m./f.
friend; fellow student 4
camarade de chambre m./f.
roommate
Cambodge m.
Cambodia
campagne f.
country; campaign 11
camping m.
camping
campus m.
campus
Canada m.
Canada
canadien(ne)
Canadian 3, 13
canal m.
canal
canapé m.
sofa, couch 5
canard m.
duck 12
canari m.
canary
cancer m.
cancer
candidat/candidate m./f.
candidate
caniche f
poodle
canot m.
(small) boat
cantine f.
cafeteria
capitale f.
capital
car
because 15
caractère
character
acactériser
to characterize
caratéristique f.
characteristic
carême m.
Lent
carnaval m.
carnival 20
carnet m.
notebook, booklet
carnet de chèques
checkbook
carotte f.
carrot 9
carrefour m.
intersection 14
accière f.
career 16
carte f.
card; map; chart 4
carte de contact
automatic teller card
carte d’étudiant
student ID card
carte postale
postcard
cas m.
case 20
cassser
to break 16
casserole f.
saucepan 14
casse-tête m. inv.
riddle, teaser
cassette f.
cassette
catastrophe f.
catastrophe
catégorie f.
category
cathédrale f.
cathedral
cause f.
cause 10
à cause de
because of
causser
to cause; to chat
caution f.
security deposit
cave f.
basement, cellar, wine cellar 9
ce (cet), cette, ces
this, that, these, those 5
ceinture f.
belt 20
ceinture fléchée
sash with arrow design
ceinture de sécurité
seatbelt
cela
that 10
célèbre
famous 3
célébrer
to celebrate
céleste
heavenly
cletique
Celtic
celui (celle, ceux, celles)
the one(s), this one, that one, these, those 24
cent
one hundred 2
centrale (nucléaire) f.
nuclear power plant 21
centre m.
center
ce qui/que
what (that which) 23
céréales f.pl.
cereal 9
cérémonie f.
ceremony
certain(e)
certain 5; sure
d’un certain âge [m o f ?]
no longer young 15
certainment
certainly 3
certitude f.
certainty
cesser
to stop, to cease
c’est-à-dire
in other words 18
chacun(e)
each 24
chaîne-stéréo f.
stereo system
chaise f.
chair 1
chalet m.
chalet 14
chaleur f.
heat, warmth 8
chambre f.
room 4
chambre à coucher f.
bedroom 4
champagne m.
champagne
champion/championne m./f.
champion
championnat m.
championship
chance f.
luck 10
avoir de la chance
to be lucky
bonne chance
good luck 14
changement m.
change 13
changer
to load
chariot m.
push cart 15
charmant(e)
charming 11
chater m.
charter flight
chasser
to hunt 17
chat m.
cat 5
château m.
chateau; castle 18
chaud(e)
hot, warm 8
chausée f.
causeway, pavement
rez-de-chaussée m.
ground floor
chaussette f.
sock 2
chaussure f.
shoe 2
chef m.
leader; chief; chef 4
chemin m.
road, path 19
chemin de fer m.
railroad
chemise f.
shirt 2
chemisier m.
shirt, blouse 2
chèque m.
check 15
chèque de voyage m.
traveler’s check
cher(chère)
expensive; dear 4
chercher
to look for 7
aller chercher
to fetch 17
envoyer chercher
to send for
chétif(ve)
puny, weak
cheval m.
horse 9
chevalier m.
knight
cheveau m. (pl. cheveux)
hair 8
chez
at the home of, the place of 4
chic (inv.)
stylish, fashionable 4
chien m.
dog 4
chiffre m.
figure, number 10
chimique
chemical
chimie f.
chemistry 12
Chine f.
China
chinois(e)
Chinese 3
choc.
shock; impact
chocolat m.
chocolate 9
choisir
to choose 7
choix m.
choice 8
choquant(e)
shocking 3
choquer
to shock
chose f.
thing 6
quelque chose m.
something
chou m. (pl. choux)
cabbage 15
chrysanthème m.
chrysanthemum 16
chut!
shhh! quiet! 10
ciao!
bye! 1
ciel m. (pl. cieux)
sky; heaven 8
cigarette f.
cigarette
cinéma m.
movie theater 4
cinq
five 1
cinquante
fifty 1
cinquième
fifth
circonstance f.
circumstance 11
cicuit m.
route
circulation f.
traffic 14
circuler
to circulate; to move around 14
cité universitaire f.
university residence area
citron m.
lemon 9
civile(e) civil
civilisation f.
clair(e)
light 5; clear 3
clairvoyante(e)
clairvoyant 11
classe f.
class, classroom 1
classique
classical, classic
clé f.
key 2
fermer à clé
to clock
client/cliente m./f.
client, customer 10
clown m.
clown 20
club m.
club
coca m.
Coca-cola
cocaïne f.
cocaine 16
cocktail m.
cocktail
coe postal m.
postal code (zip code) 2
coeur m.
heart 8
mal au coeur
nausea
coiffeur/coiffeuse m./f.
hairdresser 24
coin m.
corner 18
coïncidence f.
coincidence
colis m.
package
collants m.pl.
stockings, tights 4
collectif(ive)
collective
collège m.
secondary school
Colombie f.
Columbia
columbien(ne)
Columbian