French translation of 'stranger'
- (= unknown person)
inconnu(e) m f
⇒ Don't talk to strangers.
Ne parle pas aux inconnus.don't be a stranger! (informal) (= keep in touch)
≈ on reste en contact
- (from somewhere else)
étranger(‑ère) m f
⇒ They are regarded as strangers in the village.
On les considère comme des étrangers dans le village.
⇒ I'm a stranger here.
Je ne suis pas d'ici.
Example Sentences Including 'stranger'
The woman's a total stranger -'Let's hope she's not,' said Malone.YESTERDAY'S SHADOW (2002)
I remembered that story about the man who'd tipped a total stranger into the river from Albert Bridge.THE EXECUTION (2002)
He was already distracted by the approach of the fourth stranger.BEHINDLINGS (2002)
Trends of 'stranger'
View usage over:
- (= unknown)
- (= odd)
⇒ That's strange!
⇒ He behaved in a very strange way.
Il se comportait de manière très étrange.
Example Sentences Including 'strange'
Certain strange phrases had already lodged in my mind, despite their clumsiness, despite the fact that I didn't even understand them.THE EXECUTION (2002)
Anger seemed strange in a woman who looked like somebody's grandmother.TREASON KEEP (2001)
The Sight was the Clayr's birthright, not a trio of strange magical devices.LIRAEL: DAUGHTER OF THE CLAYR (2001)
'stranger' in Other Languages
- Arabic: غَرِيب
- Brazilian Portuguese: desconhecido desconhecida
- Chinese: 陌生人
- Croatian: stranac strankinja
- Czech: cizí člověk
- Danish: fremmed
- Dutch: vreemdeling
- European Spanish: desconocido desconocida
- Finnish: muukalainen
- French: inconnu
- German: Fremder Fremde
- Greek: ξένος ξένηάνθρωπος
- Italian: estraneo estranea
- Japanese: 知らない人
- Korean: 낯선 사람
- Norwegian: fremmed
- Polish: nieznajomy
- Portuguese: desconhecido desconhecida
- Romanian: străin străină, străini, străine
- Russian: незнакомец незнакомка
- Spanish: desconocido desconocida
- Swedish: främling
- Thai: คนแปลกหน้า
- Turkish: yabancı
- Ukrainian: незнайомець
- Vietnamese: người lạ
Translation of stranger from the Collins English to French Dictionary