The French kiss each other as a form of greeting in both cheeks. But the number of kisses varies from
the different regions in France. In Corsica, the number of kisses on the cheeks can be as many as five !
What a way to greet a hot date !
Master the words and styles to describe the oh so delicious human anatomy, parts of the body and some
special attributes to describe it in French.
|French Vocabulary||English Translation|
|Les cils (m. pl.)||eyelashes|
|l’oeil, les yeux (m.)||eye, eyes|
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Note: Cheveux (hair) and yeux (eyes) are usually preceded by a definite article (le/la/ l’/les).
E.G : Il a les cheveux courts et la moustache épaisse. He has short hair and a thick mustache.
Special attribute for hair/ eyes and nose:
Here are some special phrases to describe the hair, the eyes, and the nose.
J’ai… I have . . .
les cheveux (hair) courts (short)/longs (long)/raides (straight)/bouclés (curly)
les cheveux blonds (blond) /roux (red) /noirs (black) /châtains (brown) / bruns (brown)
les yeux (eyes) bleus (blue)/marrons (brown) /verts (green) /gris (grey) /noisette (hazel)
le nez aquilin/crochu/en trompette a(n) aquiline/hook/trumpet nose
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