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Flashcards in vocab from Yaya Deck (91):
1

je vous présente

I present to you

2

gentil

gentle, sweet, kind, nice

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3

voici

Here is... Similar to "voila", except "voici" for something close by.

4

alors qu'elle sait

although she knows (you should recognize the second half of the phrase -- elle sait)

5

poisson

fish

6

odeur de poisson

the odor of fish

7

drôle

funny, cute (think: droll)

8

d'accord

ok, agreed "accord" is an agreement in English or French d'accord means "of agreement"

9

oiseau

bird (wa-zoe)

10

un oiseau sur l'épaule

a bird on the shoulder

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11

je crois que...

I think that... crois means "believe" or "have faith", as in the English "creed" it is not actually related to the Christian "cross", but it looks like it is...

12

vrai

true (think: verity, veracity)

13

c'est vrai

it's true!

14

c'est sûre

it's sure, for sure!

15

disparaître

to disappear

16

vraiment

truly The suffix "-ment" is the same as the English "-ly"

17

il y avait

there was past tense of "il y a"

18

la punition

punishment

19

elle a raison

she has a reason, she is right

20

sale

dirty

(pronounced sahl)

21

se promener

to go out, go for a walk

(think: promenade)

22

seul

alone

(think: solo)

23

gagner

to gain, to win
to earn money

24

combien

how much?

25

vite

fast!

pronounced "veet"

26

la maison

the house

(think: mansion)

27

écouter

listen (like listening to music)

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28

m'écouter

listen to me

29

parler

to talk, speak

30

guerre

war

think: guerilla fighter

31

je suis désolée

I'm very sorry

32

triste

sad

33

devenir

to become (someone when you grow up)

 

34

demain

tomorrow

35

rester

to stay somewhere

(think: rest)

36

réponder

to answer, respond

37

partir

leave, go away, depart

38

le sac

bag, sack, suitcase

39

coucher

go to sleep

think: couch

40

journée

day (everything that happens in a day)

think: journal keeps track of what you do each day

41

oublier

to forget

42

inoubliable

unforgettable

43

travailler

to work

think: travail

44

j'ai compris

I have understood/comprehended

I get it

45

laisser

to let something happen

46

le soleil

the sun

47

le temps

time (amount of time)

48

s'echapper

to escape

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49

frapper

hit

 

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50

apprendre

teach

(think: apprentice)

51

tais-toi

be quiet!

Literally: quiet yourself!

52

punir

to punish

53

il faut

it's necessary

54

soldat

soldier

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55

méchant

mean, cruel, evil

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56

mois

month

57

privé de

deprived of

58

attraper

to catch

59

par pitié

for pity's sake

60

calme-toi

calm yourself!

61

fuit

flee, run away

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62

tout le monde

everyone

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63

écoute-moi

listen to me

64

école

school

65

jouer 

play

play an instrument

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66

égal

equal

67

ça m’est égal

I don't care 

(it's all equal to me)

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68

reviens!

come back!

69

on va (+ infinitive verb)

you will, we will, they will....

(indeterminate pronoun)

70

quitter

to leave

(comes from "quit this place")

71

je te promets

I promise you

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72

chercher

search for

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73

trouver

to find

74

gamin

kid, waif, street urchin

 

75

dépêche-toi

hurry up!

76

mourir

to die

77

je connais

I'm familiar think

think: do recon

78

joli

pretty

79

nom

name

80

voiture

a car

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81

en colère

angry

think: choleric, cholera

82

ose

dare to do something

83

perdu

lost

84

perdu(e)

lost

 

85

tonneau

barrel

86

partout

everywhere

87

cacher

to hide

88

chemin

a route, a path

89

éviter

avoid

90

pas peur

no fear

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91

lache

let go

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