The 400 most common Nouns in 🇫🇷 French

avoir

(noun)

asset, possession

pas

(noun)

step, pace, footstep

une

(noun)

front page

devoir

(noun)

duty

chose

(noun)

thing

par

(noun)

par

son

(noun)

sound

homme

(noun)

man

jour

(noun)

day

femme

(noun)

woman

temps

(noun)

time

vie

(noun)

life, the state of organisms prior to death

merci

(noun)

mercy

dieu

(noun)

a god, male divinity

fois

(noun)

time

père

(noun)

father

fille

(noun)

girl

monde

(noun)

world

besoin

(noun)

need

accord

(noun)

chord

ami

(noun)

friend

monsieur

(noun)

mister, sir

enfant

(noun)

child

heure

(noun)

hour, time

mère

(noun)

mother

maison

(noun)

house

gens

(noun)

set of people

nuit

(noun)

night

personne

(noun)

person

soir

(noun)

evening

nom

(noun)

a name, especially a last name or family name

bonjour

(noun)

greetings, hello

peur

(noun)

fear

maman

(noun)

mummy, mommy, mom, mum

problème

(noun)

problem

argent

(noun)

silver

main

(noun)

hand

air

(noun)

air

fils

(noun)

son

tĂŞte

(noun)

head

coup

(noun)

blow, hit, strike

raison

(noun)

reason

amour

(noun)

love

mal

(noun)

trouble, difficulty

devenir

(noun)

future

moment

(noun)

moment

voiture

(noun)

car

fait

(noun)

fact

question

(noun)

question

affaire

(noun)

business, matter, affair

frère

(noun)

brother

travail

(noun)

work, labor

idée

(noun)

idea

famille

(noun)

family

truc

(noun)

procedure, technique

chance

(noun)

chance

histoire

(noun)

story

minute

(noun)

minute

type

(noun)

type, sort, kind

porte

(noun)

door

mec

(noun)

guy, fellow, bloke, chap, dude, boyfriend

année

(noun)

year

mois

(noun)

month

putain

(noun)

whore, hooker

part

(noun)

share

eau

(noun)

water, a liquid that is transparent, colorless, odorless, and tasteless in its pure form, the primary constituent of lakes, rivers, seas, and oceans

sang

(noun)

blood

place

(noun)

place, square, plaza, piazza

ville

(noun)

town, city

terre

(noun)

earth, soil

semaine

(noun)

week

gars

(noun)

lad, guy

chambre

(noun)

a chamber in its various senses, including:

côté

(noun)

side

cas

(noun)

case, situation

mot

(noun)

word

salut

(noun)

wave

police

(noun)

police

suite

(noun)

result

matin

(noun)

morning

toucher

(noun)

the act of touching

mari

(noun)

husband

papa

(noun)

papa, a child's father, also as form of address: dad, daddy

train

(noun)

train

film

(noun)

movie, film

garçon

(noun)

boy

corps

(noun)

body

feu

(noun)

fire

docteur

(noun)

a doctor

façon

(noun)

way, manner, fashion

point

(noun)

point

chien

(noun)

dog

guerre

(noun)

war

genre

(noun)

kind

merde

(noun)

turd, piece of feces, shit

arme

(noun)

a weapon, arms

cause

(noun)

cause

endroit

(noun)

place, spot

ordre

(noun)

order

reste

(noun)

rest, remainder

pied

(noun)

foot

envie

(noun)

desire, lust, urge

fin

(noun)

end, close, finish

pardon

(noun)

pardon, forgiveness

photo

(noun)

photo

devant

(noun)

front

droit

(noun)

right

Ă©cole

(noun)

school

chef

(noun)

head

boulot

(noun)

work

pays

(noun)

land, country, region, nation

peine

(noun)

punishment

livre

(noun)

book

tour

(noun)

tower

vérité

(noun)

truth

bébé

(noun)

baby

partie

(noun)

part

jeu

(noun)

game

parent

(noun)

relative, relation, family member

service

(noun)

service

plaisir

(noun)

pleasure

lit

(noun)

bed

lieu

(noun)

place

roi

(noun)

king

verre

(noun)

glass

aide

(noun)

help, support

journée

(noun)

day

numéro

(noun)

number

musique

(noun)

music

faute

(noun)

error, mistake

mariage

(noun)

marriage

bureau

(noun)

desk

route

(noun)

road

café

(noun)

coffee

confiance

(noun)

confidence

compte

(noun)

account

téléphone

(noun)

telephone

attention

(noun)

attention

rĂŞve

(noun)

dream

copain

(noun)

friend, chum, mate , pal, buddy

rue

(noun)

street, road

lettre

(noun)

letter

fĂŞte

(noun)

winter holidays

esprit

(noun)

immaterial or incorporeal substance

seigneur

(noun)

lord

flic

(noun)

copper, pig, rozzer,

capitaine

(noun)

captain, leader

âge

(noun)

age

force

(noun)

force

pièce

(noun)

room

cul

(noun)

butt, bum, ass, arse

bras

(noun)

arm

plan

(noun)

map

prison

(noun)

prison

Ă©tat

(noun)

state, condition

carte

(noun)

card

paix

(noun)

peace

président

(noun)

president

cours

(noun)

stream of water, river

ciel

(noun)

sky

âme

(noun)

soul

patron

(noun)

boss, employer

visage

(noun)

face

médecin

(noun)

physician, doctor

rapport

(noun)

ratio

avis

(noun)

opinion

retour

(noun)

return

lumière

(noun)

light

dollar

(noun)

dollar

hĂ´pital

(noun)

hospital

voix

(noun)

voice

honneur

(noun)

honor

Ă©quipe

(noun)

team

cheval

(noun)

horse

maître

(noun)

master

avion

(noun)

aeroplane

bout

(noun)

end, extremity, tip

faim

(noun)

hunger

oncle

(noun)

uncle

prix

(noun)

prize

retard

(noun)

delay

cadeau

(noun)

present, gift

face

(noun)

face

gueule

(noun)

gullet, snout, face

chemin

(noun)

path, way, road

général

(noun)

general

bateau

(noun)

a vessel of any size, a ship or boat

sac

(noun)

bag, sack

erreur

(noun)

error

soleil

(noun)

sun

voyage

(noun)

trip, travel

con

(noun)

cunt, pussy

balle

(noun)

ball

cheveu

(noun)

a headhair

papier

(noun)

paper

table

(noun)

table

clé

(noun)

key

agent

(noun)

agent

sens

(noun)

meaning, sense

message

(noun)

message

salle

(noun)

hall

effet

(noun)

effect

espèce

(noun)

type, sort, kind

passé

(noun)

past tense

bois

(noun)

wood

propos

(noun)

aim, intention

camp

(noun)

camp

sorte

(noun)

sort, kind, type

hĂ´tel

(noun)

mansion, town house, hotel

début

(noun)

start, beginning

jambe

(noun)

leg

choix

(noun)

choice

sécurité

(noun)

security, safety

baiser

(noun)

kiss

avocat

(noun)

lawyer, attorney

client

(noun)

client, retainer, follower

courant

(noun)

current

peuple

(noun)

people

dame

(noun)

lady

loi

(noun)

law

fond

(noun)

back

gosse

(noun)

child, kid

fric

(noun)

dosh, dough, bread

situation

(noun)

situation

accident

(noun)

accident

doute

(noun)

doubt

scène

(noun)

scene, stage

soldat

(noun)

soldier

preuve

(noun)

evidence, proof

humain

(noun)

human

mer

(noun)

sea

silence

(noun)

silence

télé

(noun)

TV, telly

victime

(noun)

victim

pute

(noun)

whore, slut

garde

(noun)

a watch, guard

meurtre

(noun)

murder

groupe

(noun)

group

crime

(noun)

a category of severe infractions within French law, with the strongest of penalties, a felony.

colonel

(noun)

a colonel, highest commissioned officer below generals

parole

(noun)

speech, language

honte

(noun)

shame

soirée

(noun)

evening

armée

(noun)

army

dos

(noun)

back

appel

(noun)

call

visite

(noun)

visit

fleur

(noun)

flower, bloom, blossom, collectively, the reproductive organs and the envelope which surrounds them in angiosperms

coin

(noun)

wedge, cornerpiece

prince

(noun)

prince

bordel

(noun)

brothel

professeur

(noun)

teacher

habitude

(noun)

habit

réponse

(noun)

response, answer, reply

village

(noun)

village

connerie

(noun)

foolish act

forme

(noun)

shape

bruit

(noun)

a noise

diable

(noun)

devil

exemple

(noun)

example

chat

(noun)

cat

gamin

(noun)

street urchin, street kid

rendez-vous

(noun)

date

trou

(noun)

hole

fenĂŞtre

(noun)

window

impression

(noun)

an impression, the overall effect of something

bouche

(noun)

mouth

ligne

(noun)

line

mur

(noun)

wall

enfer

(noun)

Hell

boîte

(noun)

box

santé

(noun)

health

cuisine

(noun)

kitchen

vue

(noun)

sight

peau

(noun)

skin of a person or animal

salaud

(noun)

bastard, wretch

conseil

(noun)

piece of advice

vin

(noun)

wine

doigt

(noun)

finger

grâce

(noun)

grace, charm

mission

(noun)

mission

chanson

(noun)

song

pote

(noun)

mate , buddy

robe

(noun)

dress, frock

billet

(noun)

ticket

moyen

(noun)

way, method, mean of doing something

vaisseau

(noun)

ship, vessel

poste

(noun)

post office

anniversaire

(noun)

birthday

signe

(noun)

sign

vol

(noun)

flight

couleur

(noun)

color, colour

image

(noun)

picture, image

arbre

(noun)

tree

bière

(noun)

beer

poisson

(noun)

fish

intérêt

(noun)

interest

lieutenant

(noun)

lieutenant

danger

(noun)

danger

animal

(noun)

animal

bord

(noun)

a border, edge, limit , boundary

liberté

(noun)

liberty, freedom

règle

(noun)

rule, regulation

banque

(noun)

bank

classe

(noun)

class, type, group

dossier

(noun)

back of furniture, to rest the sitter's back on

bonheur

(noun)

happiness

but

(noun)

aim

bande

(noun)

band, strip

radio

(noun)

radio, tuner

camarade

(noun)

buddy, mate

oiseau

(noun)

bird

vent

(noun)

atmospheric wind

recherche

(noun)

research

système

(noun)

system

ennui

(noun)

boredom, lassitude

tante

(noun)

aunt

héros

(noun)

hero

pitié

(noun)

pity, mercy

appartement

(noun)

apartment, flat

douleur

(noun)

pain

sentiment

(noun)

a sentiment, general thought, sense or feeling

grand-père

(noun)

grandfather

société

(noun)

society

nez

(noun)

nose

joie

(noun)

joy

relation

(noun)

relation

témoin

(noun)

witness

acteur

(noun)

actor

moitié

(noun)

half

bain

(noun)

bath

marché

(noun)

market

dent

(noun)

tooth

mademoiselle

(noun)

Miss

adresse

(noun)

address

cousin

(noun)

cousin

compagnie

(noun)

company

chaussure

(noun)

shoe

oreille

(noun)

ear

grand-mère

(noun)

grandmother

art

(noun)

art

blague

(noun)

pouch, especially for tobacco

avenir

(noun)

future

beauté

(noun)

beauty

laisse

(noun)

leash, lead

course

(noun)

run, running

manière

(noun)

manner, way

expérience

(noun)

experiment, trial, test

soin

(noun)

care

cour

(noun)

courtyard, yard

liste

(noun)

list

courage

(noun)

courage

secours

(noun)

aid, assistance, help

milieu

(noun)

middle, center

contact

(noun)

contact, contact

inspecteur

(noun)

inspector

projet

(noun)

project

rĂ´le

(noun)

role

risque

(noun)

risk

action

(noun)

action, act, deed

ange

(noun)

angel

avance

(noun)

early

langue

(noun)

tongue

thé

(noun)

tea

colère

(noun)

anger, rage

départ

(noun)

departure, start

voleur

(noun)

robber, thief

tort

(noun)

fault

vacance

(noun)

vacancy, free position

machine

(noun)

machine, device

bĂŞte

(noun)

beast, animal

pain

(noun)

bread

bar

(noun)

bar