其中类别ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
English - Etymology
From Middle English _Frenche_, _Frensch_, _Frensc_, _Frenkisch_, _Franche_, from Old English _frencisc_ (“French”, literally “Frankish”), equivalent to _Frank_ + _-ish_. Cognate with Danish _fransk_ (“French”), Swedish _fransk_, _fransysk_ (“French”), Icelandic _franska_ (“French”). Compare _Frankish_.
From Middle English Frenche, Frensch, Frensc, Frenkisch, Franche, from Old English frencisc (“French”, literally
“Frankish”), equivalent to Frank +
-ish. Cognate with Danish fransk (“French”), Swedish fransk, fransysk
(“French”), Icelandic franska (“French”). Compare Frankish.
其中类别ENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
English - Pronunciation
* (UK, US) enPR: frĕnch, IPA(key): /fɹɛnt͡ʃ/
* Rhymes: -ɛntʃ
* Rhymes: -ɪntʃ
(UK, US) enPR: frĕnch, IPA(key): /fɹɛnt͡ʃ/
- Rhymes: -ɛntʃ
- Rhymes: -ɪntʃ
其中类别ENGLISH - PROPER NOUN
English - Proper Noun
* A Romance language spoken primarily in France, Belgium, Switzerland, Quebec, Valle d'Aosta and many former French colonies.
* 1997, Albert Valdman, _French and Creole in Louisiana_, page 29
Almost three quarters of the population 65 and older reported speaking FRENCH.
* 2004, Jack Flam, _Matisse and Picasso: The Story of Their Rivalry and Friendship_, page 18
Although he would spend the rest of his life in France, Picasso never mastered the language, and during those early years he was especially self-conscious about how bad his FRENCH was.
* A surname.
* Wiktionary's coverage of French terms
* Appendix:French Swadesh list for a Swadesh list of basic vocabulary words in French
A Romance language spoken primarily in France, Belgium, Switzerland, Quebec, Valle d'Aosta and many former French colonies.
其中类别ENGLISH - NOUN
其中类别ENGLISH - ADJECTIVE
其中类别ENGLISH - VERB
English - Verb
FRENCH (_third-person singular simple present_ FRENCHES, _present participle_ FRENCHING, _simple past and past participle_ FRENCHED)
* (transitive) To kiss (another person) while inserting one’s tongue into the other person's mouth.
* 1988, Wanda Coleman, _A War of Eyes and other stories_, page 151
Tom FRENCHED her full in the mouth.
* (intransitive) To kiss in this manner.
* 1995, Jack Womack, _Random Acts of Senseless Violence_, page 87
Even before I thought about what I was doing we FRENCHED and kissed with tongues.
* French kiss
singular simple present Frenches, present participle Frenching, simple past and past participle Frenched)
(transitive) To kiss (another person) while inserting one’s tongue into the other person's mouth.
(intransitive) To kiss in this manner.
其中类别ENGLISH - SEE ALSO
English - See Also
其中类别ENGLISH - EXTERNAL LINKS
English - External Links
* ISO 639-1 code FR, ISO 639-3 code FRA
* Ethnologue entry for French, FR