Nouns represent people or things. You’ll need them whenever you want to refer to somebody or something. Memorize the French nouns below and you’ll be well equipped for almost every basic conversation.

This lesson is part of the chapter “Learning French“.

Basic Words & Phrases: Nouns

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Important nouns

EnglishFrenchPronunciation
(Audio)
child enfant
man homme
woman femme
family famille
town / city ville / ville
country pays
world monde
house maison
car voiture
street / road rue / route
shop boutique
door porte
table table
chair chaise
window fenêtre
newspaper journal
book livre
penstylo-bille
bag sac
rucksack sac à dos
happiness bonheur
love amour
flower fleur
ball balle
work travail
vacation vacances
passport passeport
language langue
question question
answer réponse
beginning / start début / début
end fin
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