False Cognates In French – Faux Amis

False cognates in French – Faux Amis

En fait, la deux-chevaux bleue, pas marron, aurait éventuellement pu sortir tout droit d’une nouvelle.

Actually, the blue, not brown deux-chevaux car could possibly have come straight out of a short story.


Les faux-amis – false cognates are pairs of words that look and/or sound the same; but are deceptive because they don’t have the same meaning, or they are used in a different cultural context.

Here is a course to help you master them.

Check out the free quiz here, in the Sample Course (you have to be registered, but it’s free).

Les faux-amis sont des mots qui sont identiques ou similaires dans les deux langues ; mais ils sont trompeurs parce qu’ils ne veulent pas dire la même chose, ou on ne s’en sert pas dans le même contexte.

Voici un cours pour vous aider à les maîtriser.

Regardez l’interro gratuite ici, dans le Cours d’Accueil (il faut être inscrit/e, mais c’est gratuit).

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