Top 100 French Words

We believe in learning the most important French vocabularies first to start off your learning journey on the right foot. The French vocabulary list below contains 100 of the most frequently used French words. For more vocabularies like that, check out our yellow French vocabulary book towards the end of this page.

French Vocabulary 1-20

I in Frenchje
you in Frenchtu
he in Frenchil
she in Frenchelle
it in Frenchil
we in Frenchnous
you in Frenchvous
they in Frenchils
what in Frenchquoi
who in Frenchqui
where in French
why in Frenchpourquoi
how in Frenchcomment
which in Frenchlequel
when in Frenchquand
then in Frenchpuis
if in Frenchsi
really in Frenchvraiment
but in Frenchmais
because in Frenchparce que
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French Vocabulary 21-60

not in Frenchpas
this in Frenchcette
I need this in FrenchJ'ai besoin de ça
How much is this? in FrenchCombien ça coûte ?
that in Frenchça
all in Frenchtous
or in Frenchou
and in Frenchet
to know in Frenchsavoir (sais, avoir su, sachant)
I know in Frenchje sais
I don't know in FrenchJe ne sais pas
to think in Frenchpenser (pense, avoir pensé, pensant)
to come in Frenchvenir (viens, être venu, venant)
to put in Frenchmettre (mets, avoir mis, mettant)
to take in Frenchprendre (prends, avoir pris, prenant)
to find in Frenchtrouver (trouve, avoir trouvé, trouvant)
to listen in Frenchécouter (écoute, avoir écouté, écoutant)
to work in Frenchtravailler (travaille, avoir travaillé, travaillant)
to talk in Frenchparler (parle, avoir parlé, parlant)
to give in Frenchdonner (donne, avoir donné, donnant)
to like in Frenchapprécier (apprécie, avoir apprécié, appréciant)
to help in Frenchaider (aide, avoir aidé, aidant)
to love in Frenchaimer (aime, avoir aimé, aimant)
to call in Frenchtéléphoner à (téléphone, avoir téléphoné, téléphonant)
to wait in Frenchattendre (attends, avoir attendu, attendant)
I like you in FrenchJe t'aime bien
I don't like this in FrenchJe n'aime pas ça
Do you love me? in FrenchEst-ce que tu m'aimes ?
I love you in FrenchJe t'aime
0 in Frenchzéro
1 in Frenchun
2 in Frenchdeux
3 in Frenchtrois
4 in Frenchquatre
5 in Frenchcinq
6 in Frenchsix
7 in Frenchsept
8 in Frenchhuit
9 in Frenchneuf
10 in Frenchdix

French Vocabulary 61-100

11 in Frenchonze
12 in Frenchdouze
13 in Frenchtreize
14 in Frenchquatorze
15 in Frenchquinze
16 in Frenchseize
17 in Frenchdix-sept
18 in Frenchdix-huit
19 in Frenchdix-neuf
20 in Frenchvingt
new in Frenchnouveau (nouvelle, nouveaux, nouvelles)
old in Frenchvieux (vieille, vieux, vieilles)
few in Frenchpeu
many in Frenchbeaucoup
how much? in Frenchcombien ?
how many? in Frenchcombien ?
wrong in Frenchfaux (fausse, faux, fausses)
correct in Frenchcorrect (correcte, corrects, correctes)
bad in Frenchmauvais (mauvaise, mauvais, mauvaises)
good in Frenchbon (bonne, bons, bonnes)
happy in Frenchheureux (heureuse, heureux, heureuses)
short in Frenchcourt (courte, courts, courtes)
long in Frenchlong (longue, longs, longues)
small in Frenchpetit (petite, petits, petites)
big in Frenchgrand (grande, grands, grandes)
there in French
here in Frenchici
right in Frenchdroite (droite, droits, droites)
left in Frenchgauche (gauche, gauches, gauches)
beautiful in Frenchbeau (belle, beaux, belles)
young in Frenchjeune (jeune, jeunes, jeunes)
old in Frenchvieux (vieille, vieux, vieilles)
hello in Frenchbonjour
see you later in Frenchà plus tard
ok in Frenchd'accord
take care in Frenchprends soin de toi
don't worry in Frenchne t’inquiètes pas
of course in Frenchbien sûr
good day in Frenchbonne journée
hi in Frenchsalut

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