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French is a major language of international organizations such as the United Nations; and of countries in North America, Europe, Asia, and Africa. It has longstanding literary traditions and extensive musical applications. Typical contributions include questions about the language's geographic range; local dialects; and widespread use in business, dance and music, diplomacy, everyday life, modern writings, and scientific research.

Asked in French Language and Culture

How do french people greet eachother?

French people greet each other much as any other people do. They say "Bonjour, comment ça va?" (Hello, how are you?) or "Salut, ça fait longtemps qu'on s'est vu!" (Hey, it's been awhile since we've seen each other!) or even "Salut, mon pote!" (Hey, buddy!) . There are many ways to greet someone in French. Many French people also kiss both of the person they're greeting's cheeks. It's considered normal and polite to do, even when they're the same gender. we also say...
Asked in French Language and Culture, William the Conqueror

Did William the Conqueror speak ancient Scandinavian as he was Norse or some form of french?

William the Conqueror spoke french. He and a lot of people in Normandy weren't vikings, they were only descended from norwegian or danish vikings that settled in what came to be Normandy somewhere between a 100 and 200 years earlier. It was Williams great-great-great-great grandfather Rollo (later baptised Robert) that founded the viking municipality that would later become Normandy. So William was more french than Norse, he just had Norse roots. Historians disagree on whether Rollo came from Norway or Denmark. #2: The Normans...
Asked in French to English, French Language and Culture

What is 'C'est mignon' when translated from French to English?

"c'est mignon" means "that's cute" in French. Or "It's cute".
Asked in French Language and Culture, Grammaire Francaise

Is the word 'fromage' feminine or masculine?

"fromage" is masculine : un fromage, le fromage, du fromage.
Asked in French Language and Culture

If french is a romance language what is Japanese?

Japanese is generally regarded as being one of the Japonic languages, of which there are not very many -- just two, in fact: Japanaese and Ryukyuan. The wider classification of Japonic is the subject of a deal of controversy, If you are interested in pursuing this further, start by taking a look at the Wikipedia article "Classification of Japonic". ...
Asked in French Language and Culture, Grammaire Francaise

What are the three parts of the french verb Avoir?

actually there are 6 parts j'ai tu as il/elle/on a nous avons vous avez ils/elles ont ...
Asked in French Language and Culture, Grammaire Francaise

What is passe compose for travailler?

j'ai travaillé. Passé composé is constructed with one of the two auxiliary verbs, avoir or être, at the present tense followed by the verb at the participe passé form (travailler becomes "travaillé"). As a general rule, use avoir as your facilitator verb, and use être only for verbs that directly affect the subject of the sentence. for example: perdre (to lose) I lost my book: J'ai perdu mon livre (use avoir because it is the book that was lost) I lost my way (same meaning...
Asked in French Language and Culture

Is chow used as a goodbye in French language?

It can be, depending on the region (and not necessarily only the areas near Italy). It is an Italian word and is spelled "ciao." It is used informally, usually double, so the pronuncian is more like "cha-chaow". ...
Asked in Languages and Cultures, France, French Language and Culture

What languages are spoken in France?

The only official language of France is French. This has been enforced in the Constitution (article 2). Other languages have been spoken on the French soil. Most of them, due to the language repression policy, are now seriously endangered. It just depends on regions some regions speak different languages but most regions speak French. Breton, Corsican, Occitan, Catalan, Basque, Alsatian, Flemish, are regional languages in France, but it isn't difficult to find locals who speak English, German, and other languages. Tourism and other commerce...
Asked in France, French Language and Culture

What are 2 countries that border France that speak french?

There are 5 countries that border France that speak French: Andorra Belgium Luxembourg Monaco Switzerland The border of Italy also has French speakers. ...
Asked in French Language and Culture

Did you have a good day in french?

As-tu passé une bonne journée?
Asked in French Language and Culture

How do you pronounce the french word Jeune?

zhun *The ZH is not pronounced as the Z in English, closer to (jhuhn). The closest consonant sound is the ZS of Hungarian actress Zsa Zsa Gabor. (see related sound link) An other way of explaining it would be: The French 'j' is pronounced like the English one except that there is no 'd' at the beginning of the sound. For instance, a Frenchman who would hear the name 'John', he would phonetically write it down 'Djonne' because the English 'j' sounds like 'dj'...
Asked in Definitions, French Language and Culture

What does the word French mean?

The adjective French means something or someone from France. French is also the language of France and in some other countries. ...
Asked in Relationships, French Language and Culture

How do French girls act around men?

The way that any girl would! They are exacly the same than any other girl, there is no differance. ...
Asked in English to French, Latin and World Music, French Language and Culture, Christmas Music

Who sings a French song whose refrain includes 'Rat ta tat ta tat'?

A French song whose refrain includes Rat ta tat ta ta! may be Chanson d'amour ("A Love Song") by The Manhattan Transfer or L'enfant au tambour ("The Little Drummer Boy"), as sung by Nana Mouskouri. ...
Asked in French Language and Culture

Flemish and french are the official languages of?

Flemish, French, and German are the official languages of Belgium.
Asked in English to French, French Language and Culture

How do you say always take care in french language?

in french alsways take care is 'faites toujours attention' or - prenez soin de vous ...
Asked in France, French Language and Culture, Foreign Films (non-English)

What are the names of some famous French movies?

Here are just a few: Cyrano de Bergerac Jules and Jim (Jules et Jim) The 400 Blows (Les Quatre Cents Coups) Jean de Florette The Dinner Game (Le Dîner de cons) Amélie (Le Fabuleux Destin d'Amélie Poulain) ...
Asked in French to English, French Language and Culture

What is 'Babette' when translated from French to English?

"Babette" is a short / nickname for girls named Elisabeth.