Pourtant

January 2, 2008

Meaning – yet/nevertheless/even so

Pronunciation – pohr-tahnt

Pourtant, il n’a pas dit ‘merci’ – Even so, he didn’t say thank you

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Déjà

November 19, 2007

Meaning – already/again

Pronunciation – dehy-jah

Comment s’appelle-t-il, déjà? – What is he called, again?

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Ici

August 28, 2007

Meaning – here

Pronunciation – iss-ee

Oui, je sais que c’est près d’ici – Yes, I know it’s near here

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Bientôt

August 22, 2007

Meaning – soon

Pronunciation – bee-ahn-toh

À bientôt! – So long!/See you soon!

(Lit. At soon!)


Près

August 10, 2007

Meaning – near

Pronunciation – preh

La gare est près de chez moi – The station is near my house

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Dur

July 24, 2007

Meaning – hard

Pronunciation – dewr

Il est dur d’oreille – He is hard of hearing


Lentement

July 18, 2007

Meaning – slowly

Pronunciation – lehn(teh)mehn

Parlez plus lentement, s’il vous plaît? – Could you speak more slowly, please?