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gâgher ?

I read a sentence with a word I haven't been able to translate.  I've looked in several dictionaries (including this site's), and searched…

Started by Dwayne Roberts

11 Jan 14, 2015
Reply by Seb Murphy

Translation question

Reading Tissot's Traité des Nerf et leurs maladies (1800) originally published in the 18th century I came upon this clause: "que ces tuyaux…

Started by Edward Brown

19 Jan 7, 2015
Reply by Edward Brown

French Verbs Are Trying To Kill Mr

French verbs are the devil. No really. The immensely long list of verb tenses and moods and sorcery is intimidating. They demotivate me. W…

Started by Ashlie Brownlee-Blatt

3 Dec 11, 2014
Reply by Neil Coffey

Meaning of Word "proprt".

I came across the word "proprt" but not able to find its meaning online. I looked at various online dictionaries and googled it but couldn'…

Started by gs_times3002

2 Dec 5, 2014
Reply by gs_times3002

The announcer to French voice-over the app for kids

Bonjour! Sorry again for writing in English. One more question to native French. I am choosing the announcer for voice-over of my app for k…

Started by Clever Bit

5 Dec 1, 2014
Reply by George Hunt

La Musique

Hi, I've been teaching myself French and I came across the question: Tu écoutes quelle sorte de musique? I'm assuming that translates to wh…

Started by Ari D

2 Nov 17, 2014
Reply by Rey Jimmy

Dog treats

I have been asked whether the name "Canaillou" for a brand of bone-shaped dog biscuits has any significance and what connotations it might…

Started by Jean Dervin

1 Aug 16, 2014
Reply by Vedas

Le petit Nicolas

"La maîtresse a lâché l’oreille de Rufus et elle s’est frappé le front avec la main. " Can someone translate it for me please? I get the se…

Started by Janek

5 Jul 28, 2014
Reply by Janek

Translate a word

I like to read French blogs about Paris but I can't find a definition for "choutette". I don't know that word. Used in "pour cette chouette…

Started by Barbara

6 May 4, 2014
Reply by Barbara


<I met him yesterday.>  By chance, or for the first time?  <Je l'ai rencontré hier> ou <J'ai fait sa connaissance hier>?…

Started by Jean Dervin

3 Apr 13, 2014
Reply by Jean Dervin


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