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)
childenfant
manhomme
womanfemme
familyfamille
town / cityville
ville

countrypays
worldmonde
housemaison
carvoiture
street / roadrue
route

shopboutique
doorporte
tabletable
chairchaise
windowfenêtre
newspaperjournal
booklivre
penstylo-bille
bagsac
rucksacksac à dos
happinessbonheur
loveamour
flowerfleur
ballballe
worktravail
vacationvacances
passportpasseport
languagelangue
questionquestion
answerréponse
beginning / startdébut
début

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