I Miss You in French ~ (Audio)


TO say I miss you in French, say Tu me manques.

Tu me manques is pronounced approximately too me mahngk.

Scroll down to hear I miss you pronounced in French. (The short video includes a few grammar points about the phrase and will also teach you how to say I miss her in French, too.)

Woman In A Paris Cafe

This is the familiar phrase, said to someone you’re close to, a relative or friend. To use the polite term, say Vous me manquez – voo me mahng-kay.

Now you know how to say I miss you in French!

Click here for other common French phrases.


Image: Allposters.com

How to Say Cheers in Different Languages

Chinese, Dutch, French, German, Greek, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Other, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish

Raise a glass and learn how to say cheers in different languages!

Chinese – Gānbēi (干杯)
Czech – Na zdraví
Danish – Skål
Dutch – Proost
Finnish – Kippis
French – À votre santé (or just santé)
German – Prost

Cheers Around the World

Greek – Sti̱n ygeiá sas (στην υγειά σας)
Icelandic – Skál
Irish – Sláinte
Italian – Cin cin
Japanese – Kanpai (乾杯)
Norwegian – Skål
Portuguese – Saúde
Russian – Za zdarovye (за здоровье)
Spanish – Salud
Swedish – Skål
Welsh – Iechyd da

At Learn How to Say, we love to learn, too. Native speakers of any language, feel free to add to this list, make corrections, suggest other ways of saying Cheers!, give pronunciation tips, explain usage or just say hello in the comment area below. Many thanks!


Image: Allposters.com

French Words


WHEN learning any language, having a sufficient vocabulary is a key component in getting your message across. It is all well and good (and necessary!) to know how to conjugate verbs. But if when the time came you could remember only how to say the word for ‘bathroom’, a kind but probably smirking French person would surely lead you to it, no verbs required.

French words

This list of French words are all nouns. In French, nouns are either masculine or feminine and therefore take a masculine or feminine article. There isn’t much rhyme or reason to whether a noun is masculine or feminine, so you just have to learn them. Also, there are three definite articles, all of which mean ‘the’! They are le, la and les (masculine, feminine and plural, respectively). There are also three indefinite articles – un, une, des – which translate into ‘a’, ‘an’ or ‘some’.

French words - vins de maison - rouge et blanc

le téléphone
trainle train
le motmoh
la salle de bains
sahl de bahn
la banque
hotell'hôtel (masc.)oh-TEL
l'autobus (masc.)aw-toh-BOOS
l'homme (masc.)ohm
la femmefahm
boyle garçongar-SOHN
girlla fillefeel
waterl'eau (fem.)oh
winele vinvan
housela maisonmay-ZOHN
roomla chambreSHAHM-bruh
doorla porteport
penle stylostee-LOH
pencille crayoncrah-YON
chairla chaiseshehz
tablele tableTAH-bluh
lightla lumièreloo-MYAIR
breakfastle petit déjeunerpuh-TEE day-zhe-NAY
lunchle déjeunerday-zhe-NAY
dinnerle dînerdee-NAY

How Do You Say I Love You in French? ~ (Audio)


FRENCH is a romance language, and what is more romantic than those three little words: I love you? So how do you say I love you in French? The short answer is: Je t’aime.

Je (pronounced zhe, like the letter ‘s’ in the word ‘pleasure’ put together with the vowel sound in the word ‘wood’) stands for the first person pronoun I.

T’aime (pronounced tem) is actually two words. Te (pronounced on its own as tuh) means you. Aime (pronounced em) means I love.

Aime is the first person indicative of the infinitive verb aimer, which is a regular -er verb in the French language. It means to love but it also means to like. Therefore it is used much the way English speakers use the word love to reflect affection towards all sorts of things — I love ice cream, I love skiing, I love the Twilight movies, I love my little sister, I love my husband.

Ooh la la! Learn French fast!

Now that you have learned how to say I love you in French, there is a little more to it. While you can say J’aime Londres, which translates into I love London, and also j’aime mon frere, meaning I love my brother, to use aimer to mean that you like someone, have affection for, are fond of, and other such less-than-romantic feelings, you have to tack on another word that will lessen the love, so to speak, of the verb on its own.Au Parfait du Present

The word assez (pronounced ah-say) literally means enough and rather. But in J’aime assez Antoine, it makes the phrase mean I kind of like Antoine, or I like Antoine well enough. Another word you can use is bien (pronounced byan), which means good. J’aime bien Monique simply says that you like Monique.

Click here for more resources for teaching yourself French.

Image: AllPosters.com