Flashcards in faux amis - s Deck (44):
salary or just wages or pay in general.
- dirty. Saler means to salt.
vente or solde
stage as well as all senses of scene.
adjective, scientific, or a noun, scientist.
ballot, poll, election
un examen minutieux/rigoureux, un regard insistant
secret, the French word can mean reserved or reticent: Il est secret - He is reserved.
safety as well as security.
une caution or guarantie in addition to la sécurité.
to seize, ] take hold of suddenly and forcibly
sensitive or even nervous, as in pas recommandé aux sensibles - not recommended for people of a nervous disposition.
sensé, raisonnable, sage.
to smell or feel.
a seat or chair, although it can also mean a siege.
a sign in sign language, a gesture, an omen, a sign of the zodiac, or a symbol. It can also mean a mark or feature, as in signes particuliers - distinguishing marks or features.
un panneau or une enseigne, respectively.
st. store sign
marker or bookmark.
sceau or un cachet. A signet ring = une chevalière
a small seal, esp. one set in a ring, used instead of or with a signature to give authentication to an official document.
plain, one-way (as in a street or a plane ticket), or singles (as in tennis).
true cognate as an adjective, but as a noun it refers to a catastrophe, disaster, or accident.
sinistre, funeste, or menaçant.
noun - disaster victim and an adjective - disaster-stricken.
situation, it can refer to location or position.
situation or conjoncture.
n addition to the English sense, it often refers to the world of industrial or labor relations: partenaires sociaux - management and labor.
society or to a company.
sale, financial balance,
fish or hearth, une sole
sole of a shoe
seul or unique.
sole, qua adj
one's lot in life, fate, or a magical spell.
une sorte, un genre, une espèce, une marque.
classer, trier, or séparer.
to source, it can refer to a spring (source of water).
verb "to remember" as well as a noun for memory, recollection, and remembrance, souvenir (noun: keepsake, momento)
special, it can mean strange: Elle est très spéciale - She is very peculiar.
any sort of exhibition: un spectacle de danse - a dance performance or to something that others can watch: le spectacle de la rue - the bustle on the street.
something related to sports: un journal sportif - a sports magazine or someone who is fond of sports: un homme sportif - an athletic man.
playful or merry