We’ll now learn talking about parts of the human body as well as some useful French words and phrases related to Health and Illnesses. Let’s hope you’ll never need them, but better be prepared than sorry as they say…

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Body & Health in French

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The Body

body [Sg]
(le) corps
bodies [Pl]
(les) corps
head [Sg]
(la) tête
heads [Pl]
(les) têtes
face [Sg]
(le) visage
faces [Pl]
(les) visages
eye [Sg]
(l') œil
eyes [Pl]
(les) yeux
ear [Sg]
(l') oreille
ears [Pl]
(les) oreilles
nose [Sg]
(le) nez
noses [Pl]
(les) nez
mouth [Sg]
(la) bouche
mouths [Pl]
(les) bouches
tongue [Sg]
(la) langue
tongues [Pl]
(les) langues
neck [Sg]
(le) cou
necks [Pl]
(les) cous
chest [Sg]
(la) poitrine
chests [Pl]
(les) poitrines
back / shoulder
(le) dos
(les) épaules

stomach [Sg]
(le) ventre
stomachs [Pl]
(les) ventres
heart [Sg]
(le) cœur
hearts [Pl]
(les) cœurs
arm [Sg]
(le) bras
arms [Pl]
(les) bras
elbow [Sg]
(le) coude
elbows [Pl]
(les) coudes
hand [Sg]
(la) main
hands [Pl]
(les) mains
right hand
(la) main droite
left hand
(la) main gauche
finger [Sg]
(le) doigt
fingers [Pl]
(les) doigts
leg [Sg]
(la) jambe
legs [Pl]
(les) jambes
foot [Sg]
(le) pied
feet [Pl]
(les) pieds
(la) peau
(les) cheveux
tooth [Sg]
(la) dent
teeth [Pl]
(les) dents
(le) sang

Health & Illnesses

en bonne santé
ill / sick
ache [Sg]
(la) douleur
aches [Pl]
(les) douleurs
My [...] aches. / My [...] hurts.
J'ai mal à […].
My [...] ache. / My [...] hurt.
J'ai mal aux […].
I have a stomach ache.
J'ai mal au ventre.
My legs hurt.
J'ai mal aux jambes.
(le) docteur
medical office / doctor’s surgery
(le) cabinet médical
chemist’s / drugstore
(la) pharmacie
(l') hôpital
illness / malady
(la) maladie

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