Common French Adverbs: A list of 120 Commonly Used in French
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120 Common French Adverbs to Make Your French Sound More Interesting

Looking for a list of the most common French adverbs? You've come to the right place! In this article, we're listing down 120 of the most common ones that you can use in your everyday speech.

Quick Review

If you need a bit more of background on French adverbs, head over to this Simple Guide to French Adverbs to review what adverbs are, the different types, how they are formed, and their placement in a sentence.

Common French Adverbs

French Adverbs that Start with A

absolumentabsolutely
actuellementcurrently
ailleurselsewhere
alorsso
ainsithus; so
aprèsafter
assezquite, fairly
aujourd'huitoday
aussias; as well
aussitôtimmediately
autantas much
autrefoisin the old days
autrementdifferently
autouraround
avantbefore
avant-hieron the day before yesterday
avecwith

French Adverbs that Start with B

beaucoupa lot
baslow
bienwell
bientôtsoon
brusquementabruptly

French Adverbs that Start with C

cependantnonetheless
certesadmittedly
certainementcertainly
cihere
combienhow much/many
commeas
commenthow
complètementcompletely

French Adverbs that Start with D

d'abordfirst
davantagemore
deboutstanding
dehorsoutside
déjàalready
delàbeyond
demaintomorrow
depuissince
dernièrementlately
désormaisfrom now on, henceforth
dessuson top of
devantin front of
doucementsoftly

French Adverbs that Start with E

égalementas well/equally
encoreagain/still
enfinfinally; eventually
ensembletogether
ensuitenext, then
énormémentenormously
environabout

French Adverbs that Start with F

facilementeasily
franchementfrankly

French Adverbs that Start with G

gentiment
kindly
guère
hardly

French Adverbs that Start with H

hauthigh
heureusementfortunately
hieryesterday

French Adverbs that Start with I

icihere
immédiatementimmediately

French Adverb that Starts with J

jamaisnever

French Adverbs that Start with L

there
là-basover there
là-dedansin here, in there
là-dessuson here; on there
largementgreatly; well
légèrementlightly; slightly
lentementslowly
loinfar
longtempsfor a long time
lorswhen
lors deduring

French Adverb that Start with M

maintenantnow
malpoorly; badly
mêmeeven
moinsless
mieuxbetter

French Adverbs that Start with N

naturellementnaturally
nenot
nonno; not

French Adverb that Starts with O

ouiyes

French Adverbs that Start with P

parfois
sometimes
partout
everywhere
pas
not
parfaitement
perfectly
peu
few, little
peut-être
perhaps
plutôt
rather
plus
more, ___-er
point
hardly any; almost no
pourquoi
why
pourtant
yet
précédemment
previously
précisément
precisely
premièrement
firstly
près
near
presque
nearly
profondément
profoundly
puis
then

French Adverbs that Start with Q

quelquesome
quelque partsomewhere

French Adverbs that Start with R

rapidementrapidly
rarementrarely

French Adverbs that Start with S

seulementonly
sérieusementseriously
simplementsimply
sias/so
soudainsuddenly
souventoften
surtoutespecially

French Adverbs that Start with T

tantso much
tantôtsometimes
tardlate
tellementso (much)
tôtearly
toujoursalways
toutall
trèsvery
troptoo much

French Adverbs that Start with V

vitequickly
vraimentreally

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