swallow-birds

beautiful french words ✿
  • ange – angel (masc.)
  • baleine – whale (fem.)
  • bisou – kiss (masc.)
  • brindille – twig (fem.)
  • brûler – to burn
  • brume – mist (fem.)
  • câlin – hug (masc.)
  • chaleur – heat (fem.)
  • chatoyer – to shimmer
  • chaussettes – socks (fem.)
  • chouchou – my little cabbage, said as a term of endearment (masc.)
  • citronnade – lemonade (fem.)
  • citrouille – pumpkin (fem.)
  • coquillage – seashell (masc.)
  • croquis – sketch (masc.)
  • dépaysement – the feeling of being in another country, the weird feeling you get from things being different from what you’re used to.  (masc.)
  • doux – soft
  • écarlate – scarlet
  • éclatant – brilliant, dazzling, gleaming
  • effleurer – to touch or brush against
  • empêchement – something that keeps you from doing something (masc.)
  • épanoui – blooming, joyful, radiant
  • éphémère – ephemeral
  • étoile – star (fem.)
  • feuilles – leaves (fem.)
  • flâner – to stroll aimlessly
  • floraison – bloom (fem.)
  • grelotter – to shiver
  • hirondelle – swallow (bird) (fem.)
  • libellule – dragonfly (fem.)
  • loufoque – wild, crazy, far-fetched
  • luciole – firefly (fem.)
  • myrtille – blueberry (fem.)
  • noix de coco – coconut (fem.)
  • nuage – cloud (masc.)
  • orage – thunderstorm (masc.)
  • pamplemousse – grapefruit (masc.)
  • papillon – butterfly (masc.)
  • parapluie – umbrella (fem.)
  • pastèque – watermelon (fem.)
  • piscine – swimming pool (fem.)
  • plaisir – pleasure (masc.)
  • pleuvoir – to rain
  • plonger – to dive
  • retrouvailles – the feelings of seeing someone again after a long time (fem.)
  • sirène – mermaid (fem.)
  • soleil – sun (masc.)
  • sortable – someone you can take anywhere without being embarrassed
  • tournesol – sunflower (masc.)