The Language of Food- La Nourriture French food vocabulary terms are listed together with their English translations. Click on the links to bring up sound files that will allow you to hear the correct pronunciation of each word or phrase. Note that unlike in English, French food terms are generally preceded by an article such as le (the) or un (a). Where appropriate, the English translation of the term is preceded by an indication of the gender of the word, either female (f) or male (m). So, learn the terms and then Bon appétit! (Enjoy your meal!) General Terms la nourriture food avoir faim to be hungry manger to eat déjeuner to have breakfast or lunch dîner to have dinner Meals le repas meal le petit-déjeuner breakfast le déjeuner lunch le dîner dinner le goûter snack Dishes le hors d'œuvre , l'entrée appetizer * la soupe , le potage soup le plat principal main course la salade salad le dessert dessert * In American English, "entrée" refers to the main course, but in French, the term only indicates an appetizer.
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