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djeunes – Mot du jour

young generation – French expression

What does ” djeunes” mean? How do you say ‘ young generation ’ in French? How is is pronounced? How is it used in a French sentence? Listen to me, a French native say it.

djeunes” is a good illustration of the funny path French is taking these days. You won’t find this in your textbook. I started hearing “djeunes” a few years ago. The spelling can be ‘djeunes’, ‘d’jeunes’, or ‘djeuns’. It seems to always have an S at the end, though.

In fact, you won’t see djeunes written down much. djeunes is nothing but ” jeunes ” pronounced with a fake English accent. Go figure ! In everyday French, djeunes means “the young generation, young people.”

  • « Ça, c’est une zique pour les djeunes. »
    • “That’s a tune for the young generation.”

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  1. You’re right Ann, many words or expressions are never taught at school while this is real French and definitely the language we speak in our everyday life.
    I wrote an article myself about the most common French slang words and sayings. I had a lot of fun writing it so I hope you’ll enjoy it too! 😉

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