French Vocabulary

If you're trying to learn French Vocabulary you will find some useful resources including a course about vocabulary and expressions... to help you with your French grammar. Try to concentrate on the lesson and notice the pattern that occurs each time the word changes its place. Also don't forget to check the rest of our other lessons listed on Learn French. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!


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French Vocabulary

Learning the French Vocabulary is very important because its structure is used in every day conversation. The more you master it the more you get closer to mastering the French language. But first we need to know what the role of Vocabulary is in the structure of the grammar in French.

French vocabulary is the set of words you should be familiar with. A vocabulary usually grows and evolves with age, and serves as a useful and fundamental tool for communication and acquiring knowledge. Here are some examples:

English VocabularyFrench Vocabulary
Vocabulary
colorscouleurs
blacknoir
bluebleu
brownbrun
graygris
greenvert
orangeorange
purpleviolet
redrouge
whiteblanc
yellowjaune

List of Vocabulary in French

Below is a list of the vocabulary and expressions in French placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your French vocabulary.

English VocabularyFrench Vocabulary
sizestailles
biggrand
deepprofond
longlong
narrowétroit
shortcourt
smallpetit
tallhaut
thicképais
thinmince
widelarge
tastesles goûts
bitteramer
freshfrais
saltysalé
souraigre
spicyépicé
sweetdoux
qualitiesqualités
badmauvais
cleanpropre
darksombre
difficultdifficile
dirtysale
drysec
easyfacile
emptyvide
expensivecher
fastrapide
foreignétranger
fullplein
goodbon
harddur
heavylourd
inexpensivepeu coûteux
lightlumière
locallocal
newnouveau
noisybruyant
oldvieux
powerfulpuissant
quietcalme
correctcorrect
slowlent
softdoux
verytrès
weakfaible
wethumide
wrongtort
youngjeune
foodnourriture
almondsamandes
breadpain
breakfastpetit déjeuner
butterbeurre
candybonbons
cheesefromage
chickenpoulet
cumincumin
dessertdessert
dinnerdîner
fishpoisson
fruitfruit
ice creamglace
lambagneau
lemoncitron
lunchdéjeuner
mealrepas
meatviande
ovenfour
pepperpoivre
plantsplantes
porkporc
saladsalade
saltsel
sandwichsandwich
sausagesaucisse
soupsoupe
sugarsucre
suppersouper
turkeyTurquie
applepomme
bananabanane
orangesoranges
peachespêches
peanutarachide
pearspoires
pineappleananas
grapesraisin
strawberriesfraises
vegetableslégumes
carrotcarrot
cornmaïs
cucumberconcombre
garlicail
lettucelaitue
olivesolives
onionsoignons
pepperspoivrons
potatoespommes de terre
pumpkincitrouille
beansharicots
tomatoestomates
alligatoralligator
alligatorsalligators
bearours
bearsours
birdoiseau
birdsoiseaux
bulltaureau
bullstaureaux
catchat
catsles chats
cowvache
cowsvaches
deercerf
many deerde nombreux cerfs
dogchien
dogschiens
donkeyâne
donkeysânes
eagleaigle
eaglesaigles
elephantéléphant
elephantsles éléphants
giraffegirafe
giraffesgirafes
goatchèvre
goatschèvres
horsecheval
horseschevaux
lionlion
lionslions
monkeysinge
monkeyssinges
mousesouris
micesouris
rabbitlapin
rabbitslapins
snakeserpent
snakesles serpents
tigertigre
tigersles tigres
wolfloup
wolvesles loups
objectsobjets
bathroomsalle de bain
bedlit
bedroomchambre
ceilingplafond
chairchaise
clothesvêtements
coatcouche
cuptasse
deskbureau
dressrobe
floorétage
forkfourche
furnituremeubles
glassverre
hatchapeau
housemaison
inkencre
jacketveste
kitchencuisine
knifecouteau
lamplampe
letterlettre
mapcarte
newspaperjournal
notebookcahier
pantspantalon
paperpapier
penstylo
pencilcrayon
pharmacypharmacie
pictureimage
plateplaque
refrigeratorréfrigérateur
restaurantrestaurant
rooftoit
roompièce
rugcouverture
scissorsciseaux
shampooshampooing
shirtchemise
shoeschaussures
soapsavon
sockschaussettes
spooncuillère
tabletable
toilettoilette
toothbrushbrosse à dents
toothpastedentifrice
towelserviette
umbrellaparapluie
underwearsous-vêtements
wallmur
walletportefeuille
windowfenêtre
telephonetéléphone
thiscette
thatqui
theseces
thoseceux
Questions
how?comment?
what?Quoi?
who?qui?
why?pourquoi?
where?où?
different objectsdifférents objets
artart
bankbanque
beachplage
booklivre
by bicycleà bicyclette
by busen bus
by caren voiture
by trainpar le train
cafecafé
countrypays
desertdésert
dictionarydictionnaire
earthterre
flowersfleurs
footballfootball
forestforêt
gamejeu
gardenjardin
geographygéographie
historyhistoire
housemaison
islandîle
lakelac
librarybibliothèque
mathmath
moonlune
mountainmontagne
moviesfilms
musicmusique
oceanocéan
officebureau
on footà pied
playerjoueur
riverrivière
sciencescience
seamer
skyciel
soccerfootball
starsétoiles
supermarketsupermarché
swimming poolpiscine
theaterthéâtre
treearbre
weathertemps
bad weatherintempéries
cloudynuageux
coldfroid
coolfrais
foggybrumeux
hotchaud
nice weatherbeau temps
pouringcoulée
rainpluie
rainingpleut
snowneige
snowingneige
iceglace
sunnyensoleillé
windyventeux
springprintemps
summerété
autumnautomne
winterhiver
peoplepersonnes
aunttante
babybébé
brotherfrère
cousincousin
daughterfille
dentistdentiste
doctormédecin
fatherpère
grandfathergrand-père
grandmothergrand-mère
husbandmari
mothermère
nephewneveu
niecenièce
nurseinfirmière
policemanpolicier
postmanfacteur
professorprofesseur
sonfils
teacherprofesseur
uncleoncle
wifefemme

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