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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 700 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 601-700

Rank French word English translation Part of speech
601. bateau boat, ship noun
602. million million noun
603. sac bag, sack noun
604. impossible impossible adjective
605. seconde second, moment noun
606. bête stupid, silly noun, adjective
607. découvrir to discover, find verb
608. erreur error, mistake noun
609. soleil sun, sunlight noun
610. voyage trip, journey noun
611. sauter to jump verb
612. rêver to dream verb
613. détester to hate, detest verb
614. clair clear, apparent adjective
615. faux wrong, false, fallacious adjective
616. paraître to come out, be published verb
617. balle ball (sports equipment) noun
618. empêcher to prevent verb
619. maintenir to keep, maintain verb
620. cheveu a hair noun
621. papier paper noun
622. présent a present; present, current noun, adjective
623. sujet subject, topic, theme noun
624. supposer to suppose, assume verb
625. tranquille quiet, calm adjective
626. neuf nine; new, unused numerical adjective, adjective
627. épouser to marry, to espouse verb
628. blanc white; blank adjective
629. table table; french.languagedaily.com noun
630. toute everything, all (see #22, 256) indefinite adjective
631. dix ten, tenth numerical adjective
632. clé key; solutioin noun
633. agent officer, oficial, agent noun
634. approcher to approach verb
635. sens direction, way; meaning; sense; senses noun
636. craindre to fear, to be afraid of verb
637. six six numerical adjective
638. message message noun
639. crier to shout verb
640. salle room, hall, audience noun
641. inviter to invite verb
642. effet effect, impression noun
643. réfléchir to reflect, think verb
644. espèce species, kind noun
645. arranger to arrange, to organize verb
646. naître to be born verb
647. allô Hello! (telephone) onomatopoeia
648. bois wood; antlers noun
649. propos subject, topic, remark, point noun
650. camp camp noun
651. sorte sort, kind noun
652. hôtel hotel; french.languagedaily.com noun
653. début beginning noun
654. souffrir to be in pain, suffer verb
655. jambe leg noun
656. remercier to thank verb
657. choix choice, selection noun
658. sécurité safety, security noun
659. avocat lawyer noun
660. attraper to catch verb
661. client customer, client, guest noun
662. courant current, trend noun
663. dépêcher to dispatch verb
664. peuple people noun
665. dame lady, queen noun
666. vérifier to check, verify verb
667. abandonner to abandon, leave, desert verb
668. journal newspaper, diary, journal noun
669. sérieux genuine, serious adjective
670. brûler to burn verb
671. or gold noun
672. loi law, rule noun
673. fond bottom, back noun
674. gosse kid (colloquial, child, youngster) (see #745) noun
675. fric doug, money, cash noun
676. situation situation; job; location noun
677. euh Er… onomatopoeia
678. sauf except preposition
679. accident accident noun
680. doute doubt noun
681. scène scene noun
682. soldat soldier noun
683. amoureux loving adjective
684. assurer to assure, insure verb
685. preuve proof, evidence noun
686. humain human adjective
687. mer sea, seaside noun
688. silence silence noun
689. télé TV, telly noun
er">690. victime victim, casualty noun
691. complètement completely, fully, in depth adverb
692. pute whore noun
693. garde guard; carer, nurse noun
694. meurtre murder noun
695. groupe group noun
696. crime crime noun
697. traiter to treat; to deal verb
698. doucement gently, softly adverb
699. blesser to injure, wound, hurt verb
700. colonel colonel noun

 

Index of most common French words