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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 150 most used French words. Please, use the word index at the bottom of this page to jump to any part of the frequency list.

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Most Used French words 101-150

Rank French word English translation Part of speech
101. regarder to look at, watch verb
102. encore again, over again, even, still adverb
103. appeler to call, ring verb
104. est-ce que is it adverb
105. peu not much, not very, few; bit noun, adverb
106. homme man noun
107. partir to go, leave, go away verb
108. ma my (used before a feminine singular noun) (see #27, 50) possessive adjective
109. toujours always, still adverb
110. jour day, daytime noun
111. femme woman, wife noun
112. temps weather; time; times noun
113. maintenant now, nowadays adverb
114. notre our (singular) (see #192) possessive adjective
115. vie life, lifetime, existence noun
116. deux two numerical adjective
117. mettre to put, put on, wear; languagedaily dot com verb
118. rester to stay, remain verb
119. sans without preposition
120. seul alone adjective, noun
121. arrêter to stop verb
122. vraiment really, truly adverb
123. connaître to know, experience verb
124. quelque some, a few, any indefinite adjective, adverb
125. sûr on, over adjective
126. tuer to kill verb
127. mourir to die, pass away verb
128. demander to ask, ask for, be looking for verb
129. juste just, fair; just, right, accurate; french.languagedaily.com adjective, adverb
130. peut-être perhaps, maybe adverb
131. dieu god noun
132. fois time noun
133. oh oh! onomatopoeia
134. père father noun
135. comprendre to understand verb
136. sortir to go out; take out verb
137. personne anyone, anybody; person, individual indefinite pronoun, noun
138. an year noun
139. trop too much, too (excessively) adverb
140. chez at, to, in preposition
141. fille daughter, girl, gal noun
142. aux (à + les) = of the definite article
143. monde world, people noun
144. ami friend; friendly noun, adjective
145. vrai true, real, genuine adjective
146. après after, afterwards, later preposition, adverb
147. mal trouble, difficulty; badly, wrongly adverb, noun
148. besoin need, demand, necessity noun
149. accord agreement, accord, harmony noun
150. ses his, her, its (plural) possessive adjective

Index of most common French words