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French1 (frɛntʃ Pronunciation for French1

Definitions

noun

  1. the official language of France: also an official language of Switzerland, Belgium, Canada, and certain other countries. It is the native language of approximately 70 million people; also used for diplomacy. Historically, French is an Indo-European language belonging to the Romance group See also Old French, Anglo-French
  2. See the French

  3. See French vermouth

adjective

  1. relating to, denoting, or characteristic of France, the French, or their language related prefixes Franco- Gallo-
  2. (in Canada) of or relating to French Canadians

Derived Forms

ˈFrenchness noun

Word Origin

Old English Frencisc French, Frankish; see Frank

Synonyms

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French2 (frɛntʃ Pronunciation for French2

Definitions

noun

  1. Sir John Denton Pinkstone, 1st Earl of Ypres. 1852–1925, British field marshal in World War I: commanded the British Expeditionary Force in France and Belgium (1914–15); Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (1918–21)

Translations for 'French'

  • British English: FrenchPronunciation for French French means belonging or relating to France, or to its people, language, or culture....the French parliament.frɛntʃ ADJECTIVE
  • Arabic: فَرَنسيّPronunciation for فَرَنسيّ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: francêsPronunciation for francês francesa
  • Chinese: 法国的Pronunciation for 法国的
  • Croatian: francuskiPronunciation for francuski francuska
  • Czech: francouzskýPronunciation for francouzský
  • Danish: franskPronunciation for fransk
  • Dutch: FransPronunciation for Frans
  • European Spanish: francésPronunciation for francés francesa
  • Finnish: ranskalainenPronunciation for ranskalainenadjektiivi
  • French: françaisPronunciation for français
  • German: französischPronunciation for französisch
  • Greek: γαλλικόςPronunciation for γαλλικός γαλλική
  • Italian: francesePronunciation for francese
  • Japanese: フランスのPronunciation for フランスの
  • Korean: 프랑스의Pronunciation for 프랑스의
  • Norwegian: franskPronunciation for fransk
  • Polish: francuskiPronunciation for francuski francuska
  • Portuguese: francêsPronunciation for francês francesa
  • Romanian: francez francez, franceză, francezi, franceze
  • Russian: французскийPronunciation for французский французская
  • Spanish: francésPronunciation for francés francesa
  • Swedish: franskPronunciation for fransk franskt
  • Thai: เกี่ยวกับชาวฝรั่งเศสPronunciation for เกี่ยวกับชาวฝรั่งเศส
  • Turkish: FransızPronunciation for Fransız
  • Ukrainian: французький
  • Vietnamese: thuộc nước/người/tiếng PhápPronunciation for thuộc nước/người/tiếng Pháp
  • British English: FrenchPronunciation for French French is the language spoken by people who live in France and in parts of some other countries, including Belgium, Canada, and Switzerland.frɛntʃ NOUN
  • Arabic: اللغة الفرنسيةPronunciation for اللغة الفرنسية
  • Brazilian Portuguese: francêsPronunciation for francês francesa
  • Chinese: 法国人Pronunciation for 法国人
  • Croatian: francuskiPronunciation for francuski
  • Czech: francouzštinaPronunciation for francouzština
  • Danish: franskPronunciation for fransk
  • Dutch: FransPronunciation for Frans
  • European Spanish: francésPronunciation for francés francesa
  • Finnish: ranskaPronunciation for ranska
  • French: françaisPronunciation for français
  • German: FranzösischPronunciation for Französisch
  • Greek: ΓάλλοςPronunciation for Γάλλος Γαλλίδα
  • Italian: francesePronunciation for francese
  • Japanese: フランス人Pronunciation for フランス人
  • Korean: 프랑스 사람Pronunciation for 프랑스 사람
  • Norwegian: franskmannPronunciation for franskmann franskmenn
  • Polish: FrancuzPronunciation for Francuz Francuzka
  • Portuguese: francêsPronunciation for francês francesa
  • Romanian: franceză
  • Russian: французский языкPronunciation for французский язык
  • Spanish: francésPronunciation for francés francesa
  • Swedish: franskaPronunciation for franska
  • Thai: ภาษาฝรั่งเศสPronunciation for ภาษาฝรั่งเศส
  • Turkish: FransızPronunciation for Fransız
  • Ukrainian: французька мова
  • Vietnamese: tiếng PhápPronunciation for tiếng Pháp

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