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1000 Most Common French Words

This page continues the list of most common French words along with their English translation. By now, you should have become familiar with the first 200 most used French words. Please, see the index of most used words at the bottom of this page to jump to any part of the frequency list.

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Most Used French words 151-200

Rank French word English translation Part of speech
151. avant before preposition, adverb
152. monsieur gentleman, Mr noun
153. enfant child, infant noun
154. grand big, large, tall, great; big boy, big girl adjective, noun
155. entendre to hear, listen to, understand verb
156. voilà there is, there are preposition
157. chercher to look for, seek verb
158. heure hour; time; age noun
159. mieux better, utmost, best; improvement adverb, noun
160. tes your (plural) possessive adjective
161. aider to help, aid verb
162. mère mother noun
163. déjà already, before adverb
164. beau beautiful, lovely, pretty; fine, nice (weather) adjective
165. essayer to try, try out, test verb
166. quel what, which (interrogative) interrogative adjective
167. vos your (plural, from ''votre'') possessive adjective
168. depuis since, from, for;  french.languagedaily.com preposition, adverb
169. quelqu'un someone, somebody indefinite pronoun
170. beaucoup much, many, a lot adverb
171. revenir to come back, return verb
172. donc so, therefore conjunction
173. plaire to be successful verb
174. maison house, home noun
175. gens people (plural) noun
176. nuit night noun
177. ah ah! onomatopoeia
178. soir evening, night noun
179. nom name; noun noun
180. bonjour hello (see #207) noun
181. jouer to play verb
182. leur their, to them (mas or fem), theirs (masc, fem, plural) personal pronoun, possessive pronoun
183. finir to finish, end verb
184. peur fear, fright noun
185. mort death; dead noun, adjective
186. parce que because, for conjunction
187. perdre to lose, miss verb
188. maman mummy, mama, mom noun
189. sentir to smell, sniff, feel verb
190. ouais yeah, yep adverb
191. rentrer to bring in, take in; to get in, go in, come home verb
192. nos our (plural) (see #114); languagedaily dot com possessive adjective
193. premier first, basic; first floor adjective, noun
194. problème problem noun
195. argent silver, money noun
196. quelle who, what, which interrogative adjective
197. vivre to live, be alive, go through verb
198. rendre to return, give back, repay verb
199. dernier last, latest adjective, noun
200. tenir to hold, run, keep, last verb

Index of most common French words