Le Petit Prince Vocabulary

May 8, 2014 § Leave a comment

Petit Prince 1

when – lorsque a
time – une fois
to swallow – avaler
a turn – un tour
to scare someone – faire peur à quelqu’un
to the side – à côté
how, in this way,like this, as – ainsi que
rather – plutôt
a career – un métier
to fly – voler
lost – égaré
a pile – un tas
to seem – paraître
a breakdown – une panne
barely – à peine
a shipwreck – un naufrage
lightning – la foudre

Petit Prince 2

a case – une caisse
to scribble – griffonner
to lean – pencher
a cord – une corde
a stake, a picket – un piquet
all over, anywhere – n’importe-où
outside – dehors
to have difficulties – avoir du mal à
figures (numbers) – les chiffres
the proof – la preuve
to shrug one’s shoulders – hausser les épaules
to fumble along, to go by trail and error – tâtonner
a shrub – un arbuste
a seed – une graine
a twig, a seedling – une brindille
to remove, to pull out – arracher
as soon as, whenever – dès que
to warn – avertir
the sweetness – la douceur
a hammer – un marteau
a bolt – un boulon
to puff up – gonfler
pride – l’orgueil to
realize – se rendre compte (que or de)
to rock – bercer
to stop – cesser (de)
to guess – deviner

Petit Prince 3

a fox – un renard
to tame – apprivoiser
to add – ajouter
a gun – un fusil
to raise – éléver (conjugated like préférer w/ the accents)
a sound – un bruit
a step, footstep – un pas
a burrow – un terrier
a field – un champ
wheat – le blé
happiness – le bonheur
because of – à cause de
to praise, to extol – vanter
switch controller (on the railroad) – un aiguilleur
to yawn – bâiller
to crush – écraser
to swallow – avaler
to appease – apaiser
to save – épargner
a drop – une goutte
a well – un puits
but – cependant
near to, close to – auprès de
the bark, the peel, the outward shell – l’écorce (f)
to outline – ébaucher
to shove, to cram, or to push in – enfourner
to creak – gémir
a weathervane – une girouette
to hoist, to haul up – hisser
a bucket – un seau
blind – aveugle
a fall – une chute
to blush – rougir
light – léger
to slip through, to weave through – se faufiler
to surround – entourer
to dare – oser
to hold tight – serrer

Petit Prince 4

Vocab through chapter 20
such – tel
a sunset – un coucher de soleil
a sigh – un soupir
empty – vide
full – plein
to admit – avouer
to possess – posséder
a drawer – un tiroir
to pull – tirer
to sweep, to clean out – ramoner
to extinguish, to turn off – éteindre
in the past – autrefois
a job, a trade, a career – un métier
ink – l’encre
regimented – réglé
false – faux, fausse
thin – mince
powerful – puissant
a ship – un navire
a root – une racine
a needle – une aiguille
sharpened – aiguisé
to cough – tousser
a species – une espèce
to escape – échapper

 

 

 

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