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1

Plie

To bend

2

Demi

Half

3

Grand

Big

4

Tendu

To Stretch

5

Degage

To Disengage

6

Rond de Jambe

Round of the Leg

7

Fondu

To Melt

8

Frappe

To Strike

9

Cou de Pied

Neck of the Foot

10

Pique

To Prick

11

Pas de Cheval

Step of the Horse

12

Coupe

To Cut

13

Passe

To Pass

14

Port de Bras

to carry your arms

15

port de corps

to carry your body

16

cambre

to arch

17

releve

to rise

18

developpe

to develop

19

grand battement

big beat

20

soutenu

sustained

21

a terre

on the ground

22

saute

to jump

23

temps lie

time connected

24

pas de bourre

step of the bourre

25

changement

to change

26

chasse

to chase

27

tombe

to fall

28

chaines

chain (of turns)

29

en l'air

in the air

30

allegro

fast

31

adagio

slow

32

croise

crossed

33

efface

shaded

34

ecarte

separated

35

en face

to face

36

en de dans

inside

37

en de hors

outside

38

en bas

low arm position

39

en haut

high arm position

40

devant

front

41

en avant

forward

42

derriere

behind

43

en arriere

backwards

44

a la second

to the second

45

de cote

sideways

46

en croix

a cross