Basic French Nouns

Basic French Nouns 2017-03-20T16:44:58+00:00

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
l'enfant
man
l'homme
woman
la femme
family
la famille
town / city
la ville
country
le pays
world
le monde
house
la maison
car
la voiture
street / road
la rue
la route

shop
le magasin
la boutique

door
la porte
table
la table
chair
la chaise
window
le fenêtre
newspaper
le journal
book
le livre
pen
le stylo-bille
bag
le sac
rucksack
le sac à dos
happiness
le bonheur
love
l'amour
flower
la fleur
ball
le balle
work
le travail
vacation
les vacances
passport
le passeport
language
la langue
question
la question
answer
la réponse
beginning / start
le début
end
la fin

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