By Deryle Lonsdale
A Frequency Dictionary of French is a useful instrument for all rookies of French, delivering an inventory of the 5000 most often used phrases within the language.
Based on a 23-million-word corpus of French together with written and spoken fabric either from France and out of the country, this dictionary presents the consumer with specific info for every of the 5000 entries, together with English equivalents, a pattern sentence, its English translation, utilization records, and a sign of sign up edition.
Users can entry the head 5000 phrases both during the major frequency directory or via an alphabetical index. through the frequency directory there are thematically-organized lists of the head phrases from quite a few key themes resembling activities, climate, garments, and relatives terms.
An enticing and hugely resource, the Frequency Dictionary of French will permit scholars of all degrees to get the main out in their learn of French vocabulary.
Deryle Lonsdale is affiliate Professor within the Linguistics and English Language division at Brigham younger college (Provo, Utah). Yvon Le Bras is affiliate Professor of French and division Chair of the French and Italian division at Brigham younger collage (Provo, Utah).
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Ils marchent pas – condoms are crap. they do not paintings eighty two | 1649 802 absence nf absence • l'absence de punition les pousse au crime – the absence of punishment driven them to crime eighty three | 1524 803 cher adj,adv dear • j'ai payé cher pour le savoir – I paid dearly to determine approximately that seventy seven | 2163 804 plaire v to delight • réponds, s'il te plaît – resolution me, please seventy two | 2758-n 805 derrière adv,nm,prep final; at the back of • Mathieu s'abrita derrière le pilier – Mathieu took guard in the back of the pillar seventy two | 2684 806 connaissance nf wisdom • nous serons heureux d'en prendre connaissance – we'll feel free to benefit approximately it seventy nine | 1969 807 immédiatement adv instantly • les enfants, partez immédiatement – youngsters, go away instantly eighty five | 1309 808 entrée nf front • à l'entrée de son couloir, je me suis arrêté – on the front to the hallway, i ended seventy four | 2515 809 signer v to signal • tu voulais que je signe les papiers – you sought after me to signal papers seventy six | 2246 810 révéler v to bare • je veux que tu révèles tout ça au monde – i need you to bare every thing to the realm eighty three | 1492 811 couper v to chop • je me suis coupé. remark? sur mon couteau – I lower myself. how? on my knife eighty | 1839 812 salle nf room • dans l. a. salle, rien de plus qu'un murmure – within the room there has been not anything greater than a murmur seventy nine | 1970 813 pièce nf piece, half, part; room • ces gens vont vous mettre en pièces – those everyone is going to rip you to items seventy seven | 2159 814 équipe nf workforce • depuis mercredi nos équipes travaillent 24 h sur 24 h – on the grounds that Wednesday our groups were operating round the clock sixty seven | 3258 815 situer v to situate, find • je me situe quelque half entre les deux – i locate myself someplace among the 2 seventy six | 2260 816 souligner v to underline, rigidity • j'ai deux issues à souligner – i've got issues to emphasize sixty five | 3574 817 resource nf resource, spring • un bon journaliste ne révèle jamais ses resources – a very good journalist by no means finds his assets 70 | 2917 818 recognize nm recognize • il salua avec beaucoup de admire – he saluted with deep appreciate eighty | 1802 819 crime nm crime • un crime motivé par l. a. haine – a hate crime seventy eight | 1978 820 précédent nadj precedent; prior • le manège précédent a été construit en 1950 – the former merry-go-round was once inbuilt 1950 seventy five | 2383 821 installer v to put in • t'as bien set upé son micro? – did you put up his microphone properly? eighty one | 1705 822 facile adj(f) effortless • il n'y avait rien de plus facile – not anything used to be more uncomplicated seventy nine | 1853 823 augmenter v to extend, elevate • les dépenses à l. a. consommation augmentent – buyer spending is emerging seventy one | 2761 824 réunir v to collect, reunite, increase • je sais remark réunir l'argent – i understand how to elevate funds seventy eight | 1998 825 influence nf effect • oui, c'est l'impression que j'ai eue – certain, that is the impact I had eighty two | 1549 826 octobre nm October • il sortira en français au mois d'octobre – it is going to hit the cabinets in French in October.