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Apr$s-midi is a French equivalent of 'afternoon'. It's pronounced 'ah-preh-mee-dee'. It's a masculine gender noun whose definite article is 'le' ['the'], and whose indefinite article is 'un' ['a, one']. It literally means 'after [the hour of] noon'.
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That's incredible the amount of errors everywhere: Bon aprÃ¨s-midi is NOT the translation of Good afternoon, Bon aprÃ¨s-midi means good bye and we use it when we leave a p…erson. Good aftzernoon is BONJOUR in French!!! "Bon aprÃƒÂ¨s-midi" is one equivalent of "Good afternoon." Specifically, thepronunciation is "boh-nah-preh-mee-dee." the masculine adjective "bon" means "good." The masculine noun "aprÃƒÂ¨s-midi" means "afternoon." "Bon soir" is another equivalent. Specifically, this greeting is used later in the day, during the late afternoon to early evening hours. The pronunciation is "bohn swahr." The masculine noun "soir" means "evening."
"Bon aprÃ¨s-midi" Grammar note: This can also be written "bonne aprÃ¨s-midi". This is because the word aprÃ¨s-midi has the rare quality in the French language that it can eq…ually be used as either masculine or feminine; both are common and correct. It doesn't usually matter for speech since the pronunciation remains the same for "bon aprÃ¨s-midi"/"bonne aprÃ¨s-midi", "cet aprÃ¨s-midi"/"cette aprÃ¨s-midi", etc. (I don't know how this ambiguity over such a common word came to be, but if I had to guess, I would say it might have something to do with the masculine/feminine pairs of the parts of the day such as matin/matinÃ©e, jour/journÃ©e, nuit/nuitÃ©e, etc. and "aprÃ¨s-midi-tÃ©e" would be just too bizarre, so people started simply using the word itself in the feminine. However if there was ever a distinction in meaning between the masculine and feminine forms of aprÃ¨s-midi, that has disappeared.)
Good afternoon is translated "bon aprÃ¨s-midi" in French. Bonjour is the correct way, bon aprÃ¨s-midi means good bye in French
passez une bonne aprÃ¨s-midi
aprÃ¨s midi (literally after midday)
Passe un bon aprÃ¨s-midi. (or une bonne aprÃ¨s-midi, as the word can be used as a masculine or a feminine noun)
Bon aprÃ¨s-midi, Mesdames is a French equivalent of 'Good afternoon, Ladies'. The words in French are pronounced 'boh-nah-prEH-mee-dEE may-dahm'. In the word by word transla…tion, the masculine adjective 'bon' means 'good'. The masculine gender noun 'aprÃ¨s-midi' means 'after [the hour of] noon'. The feminine gender noun 'Mesdames' means 'women, ladies'.
dans la midi
On se voit cet aprÃ©s-midi?
Cet aprÃ©s-midi je vais bien et vous?
Bonjour et bon aprÃ¨s-midi
midi /or/ douze heures
Un aprÃ¨s-midi surprenant.
We do say bonjour (first answer) in typical conversation. However, more correctly, it would ne "bon apres-midi" or, more often heard, "bon apre'm". [bohn a-pray meedee] or [bo…hn a-praym].
Comment se passe ton (singular or informal, votre : plural or formal) aprÃ¨s-midi ?
There is no "good afternoon" formula in French to greet people, only one for when you are leaving. As a greeting, it is standard to use "bonjour", until the evening. You w…ill use "bonsoir" then. When you are departing, you can use "bonne journÃ©e" (for the whole day ahead), "bon aprÃ¨s-midi" for the rest of the afternoon, or "bonsoir / bonne soirÃ©e" when leaving in the evening.