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

child [Sg](l') enfant
children [Pl](les) enfants
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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