Common French Words

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2 . cat: It is the favorite pets of French people. / C'est l'animal domestique préféré des français.

3 . cow: This animal eats grass, gives milk and its baby is the veal. / Cet animal mane de l'herbe, donne du lait et son bébé est le veau.

5 . pig: This animal is usually pink and dirty. Ham and bacon are made with its flesh. / En général cet animal est rose et sale. Le jambon et le bacon sont faits avec sa chair.

8 . donkey: This animal is a domesticated member of the horse family. It is as stubborn as a mule! / Cet animal est un membre domestiqué de la famille des chevaux. Il est têtu comme une mule!

10 . bull: This animal is the male counterpart to the cow but it is much more muscular. / Cet animal est l'homologue masculin de la vache mais il est beaucoup plus musclé.

13 . frog: This small animal is sometimes used to represent French people. / Ce petit animal est parfois utilisé pour représenter les français.

14 . bird: This animal is feathered and flies. / Cet animal a des plumes et vole.


1 . rabbit: This animal loves carrots. / Cet animal adore les carottes.

2 . dog: This animal is a domestic canidae. There are several breeds. / Cet animal est un canidé domestique. Il a plusieurs races.

4 . duck: The sound it makes is quack quack. / Le son qu'il fait est coin coin.

6 . horse: The baby of this animal is called the foal. / Le bébé de cet animal s'appelle le poulain.

7 . sheep: This animal gives wool. / Cet animal donne de la laine.

9 . chick: This animal is a baby bird. / Cet animal est le bébé d'un oiseau.

11 . mouse: This animal is a small rodent with a long tail. / Cet animal est un petit rongeur avec une longue queue.

12 . goose: This animal is usually white-feathered and it has a long neck. / D'habitude cet animal a des plumes blanches et un long cou.

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