How do you say mote in French?
Translate mote from English to French
- mote: fossé
- Wiktionary: mote → atome.
What does extra mean in French slang?
More meanings for extra. extra noun. supplémentaire, supplément, surplus, figurant. extra help noun.
How do you say cool in French slang?
Frais/fraîche This is used exactly the same was as it is in English. Literally, frais means ‘fresh’ and will be used to describe food, but the younger generation also uses it to describe things that they deem ‘cool’.
What is à in French?
The French prepositions à and de cause constant problems for French students. Generally speaking, à means “to,” “at,” or “in,” while de means “of” or “from.” Both prepositions have numerous uses and to understand each better, it is best to compare them. Learn more about the preposition de.
What’s extra large in French?
What does Lagniappe mean in Cajun?
Pronounced as a French word, lagniappe (lan-yap) is a Cajun-French inspired noun that means “ a little extra.” Often used to describe something good, this word is the NOLA-call for receiving anything extra, or better yet, receiving something for free.
Is Sacre bleu a swear word?
Sacrebleu or sacre bleu is a French profanity used as a cry of surprise or happiness. It is a minced oath form of the profane sacré dieu, “holy God”. The holy God exclamation being profane is related to the second commandment: “Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain.”
Why do the French say sacre bleu?
Bleu, meaning “blue” in French, rhymes with Dieu, making it a handy way to avoid blasphemy. Sacré in French means “sacred,” so taken together sacrebleu, literally means “Holy blue!” instead of sacré Dieu (“Holy God!”)
What is French slang called?
There are three types of commonly practiced slang in French: louchébem, argot and verlan aka verlan à l’envers.