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n {letter} :: letter
{m} :: abbreviation of numéro, No.
{particle} :: eye dialect of ne
n' {contraction} :: Prevocalic form of ne.
n- {prefix} [organic chemistry] :: n-; (normal-form )
{m} [uncountable] :: noh (Japanese theatrical genre)
{m} [countable] :: a noh play
né- {prefix} :: A form of néo- used before a vowel
N {abbr} :: abbreviation of nord
N {letter} :: The fourteenth letter of the French alphabet
N.-É. {prop} :: abbreviation of Nouvelle-Écosse (a province in Canada)
{prop} :: alternative spelling of N.-É.
n'a {contraction} :: contraction of ne + a (third-person singular indicative present form of avoir)
naïade {f} :: naiad
Na an {prop} [backslang, verlan] :: Anna
naïba {m} :: A Moroccan tax paid to the Sultan
nabab {m} :: nabob (an Indian ruler)
nabot {m} [pejorative] :: dwarf, midget
nabot {adj} :: dwarfish, tiny
nabuchodonosor {m} :: Nebuchadnezzar (wine bottle)
nacaire {f} [musical instruments] :: naker
nacelle {f} [literary] :: skiff
nacelle {f} :: gondola (of hot-air balloon etc.)
nacelle {f} :: pod (of spacecraft)
nacelle {f} :: cradle
nacré {adj} :: pearly
nacre {f} :: mother-of-pearl (the hard pearly inner layer of certain mollusk shells)
nacrer {v} :: to give the appearance of mother-of-pearl
Nadeau {prop} :: surname
Nadejda {prop} {f} :: A transliteration of the Russian female given name Надежда /Nadéžda/ (hope)
Nadège {prop} :: given name
Nadia {prop} :: given name of Russian origin
Nadine {prop} :: given name, a diminutive of Nadia
nadir {m} [astronomy] :: nadir
nadsat {m} :: Nadsat
naevus {m} :: alternative form of nævus
naïf {adj} :: naive, dewy-eyed; gullible
NAFC {prop} {f} :: initialism of Navire auxiliaire des Forces canadiennes (Canadian Forces Auxiliary Vessel)
Nagant {prop} :: surname
nage {f} :: swimming
nageant {adj} :: swimming
nage libre {f} [swimming] :: freestyle
nageoire {f} :: fin (of fish)
nageoire {f} :: flipper (of dolphin, seal, walrus etc.)
nageoire adipeuse {f} :: adipose fin
nageoire anale {f} :: anal fin
nageoire caudale {f} :: caudal fin
nageoire dorsale {f} :: dorsal fin
nageoire pectorale {f} :: pectoral fin
nageoire pelvienne {f} :: pelvic fin
nager {v} :: to swim
nageur {m} :: swimmer (one who swims)
nageuse {f} :: swimmer (female who swims)
naguère {adv} :: not so long ago
naguères {adv} :: alternative spelling of naguère
nahuatl {m} :: Nahuatl (language)
nahuatl {adj} :: Nahuatl
n'ai {contraction} :: contraction of ne + ai (first-person singular indicative present form of avoir)
Naigeon {prop} :: surname
nain {m} :: dwarf
nain {m} :: gnome (decorative, in a garden)
nain de jardin {m} :: garden gnome (a small statue of a gnome used as a garden ornament)
naine blanche {f} [star] :: white dwarf
naine brune {f} :: brown dwarf (sub-stellar object)
naine rouge {f} [star] :: red dwarf
naissain {m} :: spat (of shellfish)
naissance {f} :: birth
naissance {f} [figuratively] :: birth; invention; creation
naissant {adj} :: nascent, incipient
naissant {adj} :: budding, dawning, awakening
naitre {v} :: alternative spelling of naître
naja {m} :: cobra (venomous snake)
Nakajima {prop} :: surname
Nakamura {prop} :: surname
nakba {f} :: catastrophe
nakba {prop} {f} :: Nakba
namasté {interj} :: namaste (an interjection)
Namibie {prop} {f} :: Namibia
namibien {adj} :: Namibian
Namibien {m} :: Namibian
Namibienne {f} :: feminine noun of Namibien
Namur {prop} {m} :: Namur [province]
Namur {prop} {m} :: Namur [city]
namurois {adj} :: of or relating to Namur, Belgium
Namurois {m} :: person from Namur, Belgium
Namuroise {f} :: feminine noun of Namurois
nan {adv} [colloquial] :: nah, nope
nana {f} [slang] :: chick, bird (especially when attractive)
nancéien {adj} :: of or from the city of Nancy
Nancéien {m} :: an inhabitant of the city of Nancy
Nancéienne {f} :: feminine noun of Nancéien
Nancy {prop} :: given name borrowed from English
Nancy {prop} :: Nancy (the city)
néandertalien {adj} :: Neanderthal
nandou {m} :: rhea
Nandrin {prop} :: A town in Liège province of Belgium
nandrolone {f} :: nandrolone
nanisme {m} :: dwarfism
Nankin {prop} {m} :: Nanjing
néanmoins {adv} :: however
néanmoins {adv} [conjunctive] :: nevertheless, nonetheless
nano- {prefix} :: nano-
nano- {prefix} :: Relating to garden gnomes
nanoaimant {m} :: nanomagnet
nanoargent {m} :: nanosilver
nanobel {m} [physics] :: nanobel
nanobiotechnologie {f} :: nanobiotechnology
nanobiotechnologique {adj} :: nanobiotechnological
nanocanal {m} :: nanocanal
nanocandela {f} :: nanocandela
nanocandéla {f} :: alternative form of nanocandela
nanocapteur {m} :: nanosensor
nanocode {m} :: nanocode
nanoconducteur {m} :: nanoconductor
nanocormie {f} [pathology] :: nanocormia
nanocoulomb {m} [physics] :: nanocoulomb
nanocéphale {adj} :: microcephalic
nanocéphalie {f} :: nanocephaly
nanocéphalique {adj} :: microcephalic
nanocristal {m} :: nanocrystal
nanodiamant {m} :: nanodiamond
nanodisque {m} :: nanodisc / nanodisk
nanofarad {m} [physics] :: nanofarad
nanofil {m} :: nanowire
nanofiltrant {adj} :: nanofiltration (attributive)
nanohenry {m} [physics] :: nanohenry
nanohm {m} :: alternative form of nanoohm
nanokatal {m} :: nanokatal
nanoélectrode {f} :: nanoelectrode
nanoélectronique {adj} :: nanoelectronic
nanoélectronvolt {m} :: nanoelectronvolt
nanomaniaque {mf} :: A collector of garden gnomes
nanomanipulation {f} :: nanomanipulation
nanomatériau {m} :: nanomaterial
nanomécanisme {m} :: nanomechanism
nanomédicament {m} :: nanomedicine, nanodrug
nanomélie {f} [pathology] :: nanomelia
nanomonde {m} :: nanoworld
nanomoteur {m} :: nanomotor
nanomètre {m} :: nanometre
nanométrique {adj} :: nanometric
nanométriquement {adv} :: nanometrically
nanoohm {m} [physics] :: nano-ohm
nanoparticulaire {adj} :: nanoparticulate
nanoparticule {f} :: nanoparticle
nanophanérophyte {m} [botany] :: nanophanerophyte
nanophotonique {adj} :: nanophotonic
nanoéponge {f} :: nanosponge
nanoporeux {adj} :: nanoporous
nanopoudre {f} :: nanopowder
nanoprocesseur {m} [computing] :: nanoprocessor
nanoproduit {m} :: nanoproduct
nanopuce {f} :: nanochip
nanorobotique {adj} :: nanorobotic
nanorobotique {f} :: nanorobotics
nanoruban {m} :: nanoribbon
nanoscopie {f} :: nanoscopy
nanoscopique {adj} :: nanoscopic
nanoseconde {f} :: nanosecond
nanostéradian {m} :: nanosteradian
nanotechnologie {f} :: nanotechnology
nanotechnologique {adj} :: nanotechnological
nanothermomètre {m} :: nanothermometer
nanotribologie {f} :: nanotribology
nanotube {m} :: nanotube
nanotunnel {m} :: nanotunnel
nanovoiture {f} :: nanocar
néant {m} :: nothingness, void, emptiness
nantais {adj} :: of or relating to Nantes, France
Nantais {m} :: an inhabitant of Nantes, France
Nantaise {f} :: feminine noun of Nantais
Nanterre {prop} :: A commune in the western suburbs of Paris
Nantes {prop} :: Nantes
nanti {adj} :: paid, having received wages
nanti {adj} :: rich, well-off, well-to-do
nanti {m} :: one who is wealthy and privileged
nantir {v} :: to provide (someone) (de with)
nantissement {m} :: pledge
nantissement {m} :: collateral
napalmiser {v} :: To napalm
naphta {f} :: naphtha
naphtaline {f} [organic compound] :: naphthalene
naphtalique {adj} [organic chemistry] :: naphthalic
naphtalène {m} [organic compound] :: naphthalene
naphtalénique {adj} [organic chemistry] :: naphthalenic
naphte {m} :: naphtha
napiforme {adj} :: napiform (shaped like a turnip)
Naples {prop} {m} :: Naples (province/and/city)
Néapolis {prop} :: Neapoli (any of various towns)
Néapolis {prop} :: Naples
napolitain {adj} :: Neapolitan (relating to Naples)
napolitain {m} :: Neapolitan (language)
néapolitain {adj} :: alternative form of napolitain
Napolitain {m} :: Neapolitan (inhabitant or resident of Naples)
Napolitaine {f} :: feminine noun of Napolitain
Napoléon {prop} {m} :: Napoleon (Bonaparte)
Napoléon {prop} {m} :: given name; rare today
napoléonien {adj} :: Napoleonic
nappage {m} :: coating, topping
nappe {f} :: tablecloth
nappe {f} :: layer (of gas, oil etc.); sheet (of water)
nappe {f} :: ribbon cable
nappe phréatique {f} :: water table
napper {v} [cooking] :: to cover (to cover something with sauce)
napperon {m} :: doily
napperon {m} :: place mat
narbonnais {adj} :: Of or from Narbonne
Narbonnais {m} :: Native or resident of Narbonne
Narbonnaise {f} :: feminine singular of Narbonnais
Narbonne {prop} :: Narbonne (town and commune in the Languedoc-Roussillon region of southern France)
narcisse {m} :: narcissus [any of several bulbous flowering plants, of the genus Narcissus]
Narcisse {prop} :: Narcissus
narcissique {adj} :: narcissistic
narcissiquement {adv} :: narcissistically
narcissisme {m} :: narcissism
narco- {prefix} :: narco-
narcodollar {m} :: narcodollar
narcolepsie {f} :: narcolepsy
narcoleptique {adj} :: narcoleptic
narcose {f} [medicine] :: narcosis
narcoterrorisme {m} :: narcoterrorism
narcothérapie {f} :: narcotherapy
narcotinique {adj} [organic chemistry] :: narcotinic
narcotique {m} :: a narcotic
narcotique {adj} :: narcotic
narcotisme {m} :: narcotism
narcotrafic {m} :: drug trafficking
narcotrafiquant {m} :: drug trafficker
néarctique {adj} :: Nearctic
narghilé {m} :: narghile
narghileh {m} :: alternative spelling of narguilé
narguer {v} :: to taunt
narguilé {m} :: narghile, water pipe (for smoking)
narille {f} [anatomy] :: nostril
narine {f} :: nostril
narquois {adj} :: ironic
narquois {adj} :: satirical; parodic
narquoisement {adv} :: ironically
narquoisement {adv} :: satirically
narrataire {m} :: narratee
narrateur {m} :: narrator
narratif {adj} :: narrative
narration {f} :: narration (account; story)
narration {f} :: narration (literary device)
narration {f} [rhetoric] :: narration
narratrice {f} :: narrator (female); narratrix
narrer {v} :: to tell; to narrate (e.g. a story)
néarthrose {f} [anatomy] :: nearthrosis
narval {m} :: narwhal
narvalo {m} [slang] :: a crazy person
narvalo {m} [slang] :: guy, dude
narvalo {m} [slang] :: a despicable person
n'as {contraction} :: contraction of ne + as (second-person singular indicative present form of avoir)
nasal {adj} :: nasal
nasal {adj} [phonetics, phonology] :: nasal
nasalement {adv} :: nasally
nasalisation {f} :: nasalization
nasaliser {v} [phonetics] :: To nasalize
nasalité {f} :: nasality; nasalness
NASDAQ {prop} {m} :: NASDAQ
nase {adj} :: alternative spelling of naze
naseau {m} :: the nostril of an animal [usually a horse]
nasillard {adj} :: nasal (accent)
nasillardement {adv} :: nasally
nasillement {m} :: nasal sound
nasillement {m} :: quack (of a duck)
nasiller {v} :: to nasalise, nasalize
nasogénien {adj} [anatomy] :: nasogenian
nasolacrymal {adj} [anatomy] :: nasolacrimal
nasopharynx {m} [anatomy] :: nasopharynx
nasride {adj} :: Nasrid (attributive)
nasse {f} :: creel, lobster pot
nasse {f} :: hoop net
nasse {f} :: trap
nassérisme {m} :: Nasserism
nassériste {adj} :: Nasserist
nassériste {mf} :: Nasserist
Natacha {prop} :: given name, cognate to Natasha
natal {adj} :: native
natalement {adv} :: natively
natalisme {m} :: natalism
nataliste {adj} :: natalist
nataliste {mf} :: natalist
natalité {f} :: birthrate
natation {f} :: swimming
natation synchronisée {f} :: synchronized swimming
natatoire {adj} :: swimming (attributive)
Natel {m} [Switzerland] :: mobile phone, cellphone
Nathalie {prop} :: given name derived from Late Latin Natalia, partly through Russian influence; popular in 20th century France
Nathan {prop} :: Nathan [biblical prophet]
Nathan {prop} :: given name, currently popular
Nathanaël {prop} :: Nathanael (Biblical figure)
Nathanaël {prop} :: given name of biblical origin
natif {adj} :: native (characteristic of or existing by virtue of geographic origin)
natif {adj} :: original
natif {adj} :: raw; in its original state
nation {f} :: nation
national {adj} :: national
nationalement {adv} :: nationally
nationalement {adv} :: nationwide
nationalisation {f} :: nationalization
nationaliser {v} :: to nationalize
nationalisme {m} :: nationalism
nationaliste {adj} :: nationalist
nationaliste {adj} :: national
nationaliste {adj} :: domestic
nationalité {f} :: nationality
Nations Unies {prop} {f} {p} :: United Nations
nativement {adv} :: natively
nativement {adv} :: originally
nativité {f} :: nativity (birth of Jesus Christ)
nativité {f} [obsolete] :: birth
naître {vi} :: to be born
natrémie {f} :: natremia
natrolite {f} [mineral] :: natrolite
natron {m} :: natron
natte {f} :: plait (of hair), braid [US]
natte {f} :: mat
natter {v} :: to plait; to braid
naturalisé {adj} :: naturalized
naturalisation {f} :: naturalisation
naturaliser {vt} :: to naturalize [all senses]
naturaliser {vt} :: to stuff [a dead animal]
naturalisme {m} :: naturalism
naturaliste {adj} :: naturalist; naturalistic
naturaliste {mf} :: naturalist
naturalité {f} :: naturality, naturalness
naturalité {f} :: wilderness
nature {f} :: nature
nature {f} [grammar] :: lexical category
nature {adj} :: plain, unseasoned
nature {adj} :: bareback, raw dog
naturel {adj} :: natural
naturellement {adv} :: naturally
nature morte {f} :: still life (work of art)
naturisme {m} :: naturism
naturopathe {adj} :: naturopathic
naturopathe {mf} :: naturopath
naturopathie {f} :: naturopathy
naufragé {adj} :: marooned
naufragé {m} :: marooned person, castaway
naufrage {m} :: shipwreck
naufrager {vi} [archaic, of a vessel] :: to sink, go down
naufrager {vi} [of a person] :: to be on a sinking vessel, go down
naufrager {vi} [figuratively] :: to be on a sinking ship
nauruan {adj} :: Nauruan
nauruan {m} :: the Nauruan language
nauséabond {adj} :: foul (smelling)
nauséabond {adj} :: disgusting
nauscopie {f} :: nauscopy
nausée {f} [usually, in the singular] :: nausea
nautique {adj} :: nautical
nautique {m} :: nautical mile
nautisme {m} [sports] :: watersport, boating
nautonier {m} :: mariner
nautonière {f} :: feminine noun of nautonier
n'avait {contraction} :: contraction of ne + avait (third-person singular imperfect indicative form of avoir)
navajo {m} :: Navajo (language)
naval {adj} :: naval
navaliser {v} [nautical, military] :: To convert a vessel for military use
navarrais {adj} :: of or from Navarre or Navarrenx
Navarre {prop} {f} :: Navarre (community of Spain)
Navarre {prop} {f} :: Navarre (part of the Basque Country in France)
naïvement {adv} :: naively
naïveté {f} [usually, uncountable] :: innocence, naïveté
navet {m} :: turnip
navet {m} [colloquial] :: A very bad movie
navette {f} :: shuttle (in weaving)
navette {f} :: shuttle (land vehicle)
navette {f} :: shuttle (space vehicle)
navetter {v} :: to commute
navetteur {m} [Belgium] :: commuter (a person who regularly travels to work)
n'avez {contraction} :: contraction of ne + avez (second-person plural indicative present form of avoir)
naviculaire {adj} [anatomy] :: navicular
navigabilité {f} :: navigability
navigable {adj} :: navigable
navigant {adj} :: airborne (used especially of aircrew)
navigateur {m} :: navigator
navigateur {m} [computing] :: browser
navigation {f} :: navigation
naviguant {adj} :: sailing, navigating
naviguer {vi} :: to navigate
naviguer {vi} :: to sail
naviguer {v} [internet] :: to browse
navire {m} :: ship
navire capital {m} [military, nautical] :: capital ship
navire-citerne {m} :: tanker (vessel)
navire de guerre {m} [military] :: warship
navire de ligne {m} [military] :: ship of the line
n'avoir que la peau sur les os {v} :: to be skin and bones (to be emaciated; to be very skinny)
n'avons {contraction} :: contraction of ne + avons (first-person plural indicative present form of avoir)
navré {adj} :: sad; saddened
navré {adj} :: heartbroken
navré {adj} :: deeply or very sorry; distressed
navré {interj} :: sorry! (a heartfelt apology, usually for a death, loss, etc.)
navrance {f} [rare, dated] :: extreme sadness
navrant {adj} :: distressing, harrowing
navrer {vt} [obsolete or dialectal] :: to wound
navrer {vt} :: to cause great pain or affliction
navrer {vt} :: to upset; dismay
navrure {f} [rare, dated] :: wound; contusion
navrure {f} [rare, dated] :: extreme sadness
nawak {m} [familiar] :: Nonsense, rubbish, gibberish
naxalisme {m} [politics] :: Naxalism
naxaliste {adj} [politics] :: Naxalist
naxaliste {mf} [politics] :: Naxalist
naxalite {adj} :: Naxalite
naxalite {mf} :: Naxalite
nazaréat {m} :: alternative form of naziréat
nazaréen {adj} :: Nazarene
Nazaréen {prop} :: Nazarene
nazbol {adj} [politics] :: clipping of National-Bolchevik
nazbol {mf} [politics] :: clipping of National-Bolchevik
naze {adj} [colloquial] :: worthless; useless
naze {adj} [colloquial] :: knackered; beat; exhausted
nazi {adj} :: Nazi
nazi {m} :: Nazi
nazification {f} :: Nazification
nazifier {v} :: to Nazify; to make more Nazi
nazir {m} :: Nazirite
naziréat {m} :: Nazarene
naziréen {m} :: Nazirite
nazirite {m} :: Nazirite
nazisme {m} :: Nazism (the ideology of Adolf Hitler’s NSDAP)
NB {prop} {m} :: initialism of Nouveau-Brunswick, a province of Canada
N.B. {interj} :: n.b., N.B.
N.-B. {prop} {m} :: Nouveau-Brunswick, a province of Canada
nébuleuse {f} [astronomy] :: nebula
nébuleusement {adv} :: nebulously
nébuleuse planétaire {f} [astronomy] :: planetary nebula
nébuleux {adj} :: nebulous (all meanings)
nébulisation {f} :: nebulization
nébuliser {vt} :: to nebulize, atomize, spray
nébuliseur {m} :: nebulizer, atomizer, spray
nébulosité {f} :: nebulosity
nébulosité {f} :: cloud cover
n-butane {m} :: n-butane
nécessaire {adj} :: necessary
nécessaire {m} :: kit
nécessairement {adv} :: necessarily, inevitably, consequently
nécessité {f} :: necessity; need
nécessiter {v} :: to require
nécessiter {v} :: to call for
nécessiteux {adj} :: needy
nécro- {prefix} :: necro-
nécro {f} :: obit (short for obituary)
nécrologie {f} :: obituary
nécrologie {f} :: necrology
nécrologique {adj} :: obituary (attributive)
nécrolyse {f} [biology] :: necrolysis
nécromancie {f} :: necromancy (divination involving the dead)
nécromancien {m} :: necromancer
nécromancien {m} [by extension] :: magician
nécromancienne {f} :: feminine singular of nécromancien
nécromantique {adj} :: necromantic
nécromasse {f} :: necromass
nécrophage {adj} [biology, of insects] :: necrophagous
nécrophage {m} [biology, of insects] :: necrophage
nécrophilie {f} :: necrophilia
nécrophobie {f} :: necrophobia
nécrophore {m} :: necrophore, gravedigger, burying beetle
nécropole {f} :: necropolis
nécrosé {adj} :: necrotic
nécrose {f} [medicine] :: necrosis
nécrotique {adj} :: necrotic
NCSM {initialism} [Canada, military, nautical] :: HMCS; initialism of Navire Canadien de Sa Majesté; (Her Majesty's Canadian Ship). A designation for ships of the Canadian Forces Maritime Command
ND {adj} :: N/A abbreviation of non-disponible
NDLR {initialism} [journalism] :: (note de la rédaction) —Ed., —Editor; editor's note
ndombolo {m} :: ndombolo
ne {particle} [literary] :: not (used alone to negate a verb; now chiefly with the verbs pouvoir, savoir, cesser and oser)
ne {particle} :: not, no (used before a verb, with a subsequent element following; see Usage Notes, below)
ne {particle} :: Used in a subordinate clause before a subjunctive verb (especially when the main verb expresses doubt or fear), to provide extra overtones of doubt or uncertainty (but not negating its verb); the so-called "pleonastic" or "expletive" ne
ne {particle} :: In comparative clauses usually translated with the positive sense of the subsequent negative
NE {abbr} :: abbreviation of nord-est; NE
neantmoins {adv} :: obsolete spelling of néanmoins
NECM {prop} {f} :: initialism of Navire école des cadets de la Marine (Sea Cadet Training Ship)
nec plus ultra {adj} :: state-of-the-art
nectaire {m} [botany] :: nectary (gland that secretes nectar)
nectar {m} :: nectar (all meanings)
nef {f} [obsolete or poetic] :: barque, boat
nef {f} :: nave
neige {f} :: snow, crystalline frozen precipitation
neige {f} [colloquial] :: cocaine, crack
neige fondue {f} :: sleet (precipitation)
neige fondue {f} :: slush (on the ground)
neigeoter {v} [impersonal] :: to snow lightly
neiger {v} [impersonal] :: to snow
neiges d'antan {n} :: things past, forgotten, or out of date long ago.
neigeux {adj} :: snowy, snow-covered
nem {m} :: a type of Vietnamese spring roll
nem {m} :: more generally, any spring roll
ne m'en parle pas {phrase} :: tell me about it
ne-m'oubliez-pas {m} :: forget-me-not (plant of the genus Myosotis)
n'empêche {adv} [colloquial] :: despite all, nevertheless, still
n'en {contraction} :: ne + en
nenni {interj} :: nay!
ne pas casser trois pattes à un canard {v} :: to be mediocre; to be nothing out of the ordinary; to be nothing special
ne pas desserrer les dents {v} [idiomatic] :: to remain silent
ne pas faire dans la dentelle {v} [figuratively, colloquial] :: not to embarrass oneself with manners, be indelicate
ne pas mâcher ses mots {v} [figuratively, colloquial] :: not to mince words (to speak abruptly, frankly)
ne pas savoir sur quel pied danser {v} [literally] :: Not to know which foot to dance on
ne pas savoir sur quel pied danser {v} [by extension, idiomatic] :: To be unsure of what to do
ne pas voir plus loin que le bout de son nez {v} [figuratively] :: not to see past the end of one's nose (be short-sighted)
ne pas y aller de main morte {v} [figuratively, colloquial] :: to be heavy-handed
ne pas y aller par quatre chemins {v} [figuratively, colloquial] :: not to beat around the bush, go straight to the point
neptunate {n} [inorganic chemistry] :: neptunate
Neptune {prop} {m} :: Neptune (planet)
Neptune {prop} {m} :: Neptune (Roman god of the sea)
neptuneux {adj} [inorganic chemistry] :: neptunous
neptunien {adj} :: Neptunian
neptunique {adj} [inorganic chemistry] :: neptunic
neptunium {m} :: neptunium
nerf {m} [anatomy] :: nerve
nerf {m} [figuratively] :: force, power, strength
nerf de bœuf {m} [archaic] :: cosh (type of truncheon)
néerl. {m} :: abbreviation of néerlandais
néerlandais {m} :: Dutch, the Dutch language
néerlandais {adj} :: Dutch, of the Netherlands
Néerlandais {m} :: Dutchman
Néerlandaise {f} :: feminine noun of Néerlandais; Dutchwoman
néerlandophone {adj} :: Dutchophone, Dutch-speaking
nerprun {m} :: buckthorn
nerte {f} :: myrtle
nervation {f} :: nervation, pattern of nerves, e.g. as seen on a leaf
nerver {v} :: to cord (cover with cords, ropes or strings)
nerveusement {adv} :: nervously
nerveux {adj} :: nervous (relating to the nerves of nervous system)
nerveux {adj} :: nervous (typified by nervousness)
nervin {adj} :: nervine
nervin {m} :: a nervine substance
nervonique {adj} [organic chemistry] :: nervonic
nervosisme {m} [medicine, rare] :: nervosism
nervosité {f} :: nervousness
nervosité {f} [finance] :: instability
nervure {f} :: nervure
n'es {contraction} :: contraction of ne + es (second-person singular indicative present form of être)
ne serait-ce que {phrase} :: in part because, not least because, partially because
ne serait-ce que {phrase} :: if only
ne serait-ce que {phrase} :: at least
ne serait-ce que {phrase} :: even
ne serait-ce que {phrase} :: not even
n'est {contraction} :: contraction of ne + est (third-person singular indicative present form of être)
n'est-ce pas {phrase} :: used as an expression of affirmation after a statement, often translated into English as a tag question
net {adj} :: clean, tidy
net {adj} :: clear
net {adj} :: neat
net {adj} :: net (as opposed to gross)
nettement {adv} :: Neatly, cleanly, clearly
netteté {f} :: clearness
netteté {f} :: neatness
nettoiement {m} :: cleaning
nettoiement {m} :: clearing
nettoyable {adj} :: cleanable (that one can clean)
nettoyage {m} :: cleaning
nettoyage à sec {m} :: dry cleaning
nettoyant {m} :: cleaner (product)
nettoyant {adj} :: cleaning (attributive)
nettoyante {adj} :: cleaning (attributive)
nettoyante {m} :: cleaner
nettoyement {m} [obsolete] :: alternative form of nettoiement
nettoyer {v} :: to clean
nettoyer {v} :: to wipe clean
nettoyeur {adj} :: cleaning
nettoyeur {m} :: cleaner (person)
nettoyeuse {f} :: feminine noun of nettoyeur
Neuchâtel {prop} :: Neuchâtel (canton)
Neuchâtel {prop} :: Neuchâtel (city)
neuf {num} :: nine
neuf {adj} :: brand new, very new
neuf cents {m} [cardinal] :: nine hundred
neuf-mille {num} :: nine thousand
neuneu {adj} :: inept
neural {n} :: neural
neurasthénie {f} [pathology] :: neurasthenia
neurasthénique {adj} :: neurasthenic
neurobiochimique {adj} :: neurobiochemical
neurobiologie {f} :: neurobiology
neurobiologiste {mf} :: neurobiologist
neurochimie {f} :: neurochemistry
neurochimique {adj} :: neurochemical
neurochirurgie {f} [surgery] :: neurosurgery
neurochirurgien {m} [surgery] :: neurosurgeon
neurochirurgienne {f} :: feminine noun of neurochirurgien
neuroïde {adj} :: neuroid
neurodégénératif {adj} :: neurodegenerative
neurodystonique {adj} [pathology] :: neurodystonic
neurofibrillaire {adj} :: neurofibrillary
neurofibrille {f} :: neurofibril
neuroglobine {f} [protein] :: neuroglobin
neurolemme {m} [anatomy] :: neurolemma
neuroleptique {adj} :: neuroleptic
neuroleptique {m} [medicine] :: neuroleptic
neurolinguistique {adj} :: neurolinguistic
neurologie {f} :: neurology
neurologique {adj} :: neurological
neurologiquement {adv} :: neurologically
neurologiste {mf} :: neurologist
neurologue {mf} :: neurologist
neuromédiateur {adj} :: neurotransmitting
neuromédiateur {m} :: neurotransmitter
neuromélanine {f} :: neuromelanin
neuromodulateur {m} :: neuromodulator
neuromusculaire {adj} :: neuromuscular
neuronal {adj} :: neuronal
neurone {m} :: neuron (a cell of the nervous system)
neurophilosophie {f} :: neurophilosophy
neurophysiologique {adj} :: neurophysiological
neuroprotecteur {m} :: neuroprotector
neuroprotecteur {adj} :: neuroprotective
neuropsychiatre {mf} :: neuropsychiatrist
neuropsychiatrie {f} :: neuropsychiatry
neuropsychique {adj} :: neuropsychic
neuropsychologie {f} :: neuropsychology
neuropsychologue {mf} :: neuropsychologist
neuropsychopharmacologue {mf} :: neuropsychopharmacologist
neuroréhabilitation {f} :: neurorehabilitation
neuroscience {f} :: neuroscience
neuroscientifique {adj} :: neuroscientific
neuroscientifique {mf} :: neuroscientist
neurothéologie {f} :: neurotheology
neurotoxine {f} :: neurotoxin
neurotoxique {adj} :: neurotoxic
neurotransmetteur {m} :: neurotransmitter
neurotypique {adj} :: neurotypical
neurotypique {mf} :: neurotypical
neurovasculaire {adj} :: neurovascular
neurépine {f} [anatomy] :: neural spine
neutrale {adj} :: neutral
neutralement {adv} :: neutrally
neutralisant {adj} :: neutralizing
neutralisant {m} :: neutralizer
neutralisateur {adj} :: neutralizing
neutralisation {f} :: neutralisation
neutraliser {v} :: to neutralise
neutralisme {m} :: neutralism
neutraliste {adj} :: neutralist
neutraliste {mf} :: neutralist
neutralité {f} :: neutrality
neutre {adj} :: neutral
neutre {adj} [chemistry] :: neutral
neutre {adj} [grammar] :: neuter
neutrement {adv} :: neutrally
neutrinique {adj} [physics] :: neutrinic
neutrino {m} [particle] :: neutrino
neutroalcalin {adj} [chemistry, of a pH] :: neutral or slightly alkaline
neutrographie {f} :: neutrography
neutron {m} [particle] :: neutron
neutronique {adj} [physics] :: neutronic
neutrophage {adj} [physics] :: neutron (attributive)
neutrophile {m} [cytology] :: neutrophil
neutrophilique {adj} [biology] :: neutrophilic
neutropénie {f} :: neutropenia
neuvaine {f} :: novena
Neuville-lès-Lœuilly {prop} :: Neuville-lès-Lœuilly
neuvième {adj} :: ninth
neuvième {mf} :: ninth
neuvième art {m} [idiomatic, singulare tantum] :: comics, graphic novels, comic art
neuvièmement {adv} :: ninthly
Neuwiller {prop} :: A commune in the Haut-Rhin department of Alsace, eastern France, located on the Swiss border and less than 10km from the German-speaking city of Basel
neveu {m} :: nephew
Neveux {prop} :: surname
news {m} :: news magazine or programme
newton {m} :: newton
newtonien {adj} :: Newtonian (related to Isaac Newton)
new wave {m} :: New wave, relating to the music genre
New York {prop} :: Ville de New York - New York City (large city in the USA)
New York {prop} :: État de New York - New York State (state of the USA)
new-yorkais {adj} :: New York (attributive - from or of New York)
newyorkais {adj} :: alternative form of new-yorkais
Newyorkais {m} :: alternative form of New-Yorkais
New-Yorkais {m} :: New Yorker
Newyorkaise {f} :: feminine noun of Newyorkais
New-Yorkaise {f} :: feminine noun of New-Yorkais
nez {m} :: nose
nez {m} :: Someone who invents perfumes
nez à nez {adj} [idiomatic] :: face to face
néfaste {adj} :: harmful, toxic
néfaste {adj} :: saddening
nèfle {f} :: medlar
néflier {m} :: medlar (tree)
nèg {m} [Louisiana French] :: friend, buddy
nèg {m} [Louisiana French] :: [term of endearment] honey, baby, precious
nganda {mf} [Congo RDC] :: bar
nganga {m} :: An African witch doctor or specialist in traditional medicine
négateur {m} :: detractor
négatif {adj} :: negative
négatif {adj} [mathematics] :: negative or zero. nonpositive
négatif {adj} [photography] :: negative
négation {f} :: denial (act of denying)
négation {f} [grammar] :: negative
négationnisme {m} [politics, philosophy] :: negationism
négationniste {adj} :: negationist, denialist
négationniste {mf} [politics, philosophy] :: negationist, denialist
négativement {adv} :: negatively
négativité {f} [philosophy, psychology, grammar] :: negativity
négaton {m} [physics] :: negaton
négatrice {f} :: feminine singular of négateur
NGCC {prop} :: initialism of Navire de Garde côtière canadienne (Canadian Coast Guard Ship)
négligé {m} :: négligée (woman's nightgown)
négligé {adj} :: neglected
négligé {adj} :: slovenly
négligeable {adj} :: negligible (able to be ignored or excluded)
négligemment {adv} :: carelessly, negligently
négligence {f} :: negligence; carelessness
négligent {adj} :: negligent (culpable due to negligence)
négliger {v} :: to neglect
négliger {v} :: to ignore (a detail)
négoce {m} :: business
négociable {adj} :: negotiable
négociant {m} :: merchant, dealer
négociante {f} :: feminine singular of négociant
négociateur {m} :: negotiator
négociation {f} :: negotiation
négociatrice {f} :: feminine singular of négociateur
négocier {v} :: to negotiate
négraille {f} [Louisiana French, pejorative, ] :: a black person, a nigger
négraille {f} [offensive, pejorative] :: black people in general, niggers
nègre {m} [usually offensive] :: negro
nègre {m} :: ghostwriter
nègre {m} [Louisiana French] :: friend, buddy
nègre {m} [Louisiana French] :: [term of endearment] honey, baby, precious
négre {m} [Louisiana French] :: black person, negro
négre {m} [Louisiana French] :: friend, buddy
négre {m} [Louisiana French] :: [term of endearment] honey, baby, precious
nègre littéraire {m} :: a ghostwriter
négresse {f} [offensive] :: negress
négresse {f} [Louisiana French] :: girlfriend
négresse {f} [Louisiana French] :: wife
négresse {f} [Louisiana French] :: [term of endearment] honey, baby, precious
négrier {m} :: a slave trader, specifically black slaves
négrier {m} :: a slave ship
négrier {m} [figuratively] :: a slave driver
négrier {adj} :: of or relating to the trade of black slaves
négrillon {m} :: pickaninny
négritude {f} :: negritude
négro {mf} [offensive, ethnic slur, vulgar] :: nigger
négroïde {adj} :: negroid
négrophobe {adj} :: negrophobic
négropolitain {adj} :: Born in France, of Afro-Caribbean ancestry
ni {conj} :: neither; nor
niable {adj} :: deniable
niais {adj} [falconry] :: Qualifies a falconry bird caught in the nest
niais {adj} :: vacuous, stupid
niais {m} :: buffoon, fool
niaisement {adv} :: inanely
niaisement {adv} :: foolishly
niaiser {v} [Quebec] :: to kid
niaiser {v} [Quebec] :: to act foolishly
niaiserie {f} :: silliness; foolish talk/behaviour
niakoué {mf} [offensive] :: Vietnamese
Niamey {prop} :: Niamey (capital city)
niçard {adj} :: Of or from Nice
nibard {m} [slang] :: titty, boob (breast)
Nicanor {prop} :: Nicanor
nicaraguayen {adj} :: Nicaraguan
Nicaraguayen {m} :: Nicaraguan
Nicaraguayenne {f} :: feminine noun of Nicaraguayen
nièce {f} :: niece
Nice {prop} :: Nice
nicéen {adj} :: Nicene
niche {f} :: niche
niche {f} :: kennel (for dog)
nicher {v} :: to nest (bird)
nicher {v} :: to nestle
nicher {v} [slang] :: to hang out
nicheur {adj} :: nesting (of a bird, that builds its own nest)
nichoir {m} :: birdhouse, nest box
nichon {m} [slang] :: boob, tit, breast
nickel {m} [usually uncountable] :: nickel (metal)
nickel {m} [countable] :: atom of nickel
nickel {adj} [slang] :: spotless
nickel {adj} [slang] :: perfect, bang on
nickelé {adj} :: electroplated with nickel
nickelage {m} :: nickel-plating
nickellement {adv} :: spotlessly
nickelure {f} :: nickel-plating
nickélifère {adj} :: nickeliferous
nickéline {f} [mineralogy] :: nickeline
Nicodème {prop} {m} :: Nicodemus (biblical figure)
Nicolas {prop} {m} :: given name, the French-language equivalent of Nicholas
Nicolas {prop} {m} :: surname
nicolaïsme {m} :: Nicolaism, Nicholaism, Nicolationism or Nicolaitanism (early Christian heresy)
Nicolaïtes {prop} :: Nicolaite
Nicole {prop} {f} :: given name
Nicolette {prop} {f} :: given name, rare today
Nicoline {prop} {f} :: given name, feminine diminutive form of Nicolas, rare today. Short form: Coline
Nicomaque {prop} {m} [historical, Ancient Greece] :: Nicomachus (an Ancient Greek given name)
Nicopolis {prop} :: Nicopolis
Nicosie {prop} {f} :: Nicosia, the capital of Cyprus
nicotine {f} :: nicotine (alkaloid)
nicotinique {adj} [organic chemistry] :: nicotinic
nictitant {adj} [zoology] :: nictitant
nid {m} :: nest
nid {m} [military] :: Some people or dangerous things, hidden or not
nidamentaire {adj} [biology] :: nidamental
nid d'amour {m} [idiomatic] :: love nest
nid de poule {m} :: pothole, a hole in the road
nid-de-poule {m} :: alternative spelling of nid de poule
nidicole {adj} :: nidicolous
nidification {f} :: nesting, nidification
nidifier {v} :: to nidify; to make a nest
niellé {adj} :: Decorated with niello
niellé {adj} :: blighted (cereals etc)
nielle {f} :: corncockle
nielle {f} :: blight, ear cockle
nielle {m} :: niello
nieller {v} :: to blight (crops etc)
nieller {v} :: to niello
nier {v} :: to deny
nietzschéen {adj} :: Nietzschean
nigari {m} [food] :: bittern: the liquor remaining after halite (common salt) has been harvested from saline water (brine), used as a coagulating agent in the manufacture of tofu
nigaud {adj} :: silly, dimwitted
nigaud {m} :: nincompoop, goof, nitwit
nigaudement {adv} :: dimwittedly
nigauderie {f} :: silliness
nigelle {f} :: nigella
nigelline {f} :: nigelline
Niger {prop} {m} :: Niger (country)
Nigeria {prop} :: Nigeria
nightclubber {m} :: nightclubber
night shop {m} [Belgium, colloquial] :: a convenience store, a bodega
nigérian {adj} :: Nigerian
Nigérian {m} :: Nigerian (a person from Nigeria)
Nigériane {f} :: feminine noun of Nigérian
nigérien {adj} :: Nigerien (from or pertaining to Niger)
Nigérien {m} :: Nigerien (someone from Niger)
Nigérienne {f} :: feminine noun of Nigérien
nigromance {f} :: alternative form of nécromancie
nihilisme {m} :: nihilism
nihiliste {adj} :: nihilist
nihiliste {mf} :: nihilist
Nikita {prop} {f} :: given name
Nikita {prop} {f} :: A transliteration of the Russian male given name Ники́та
Nil {prop} {m} :: Nile
niladique {adj} [maths] :: niladic
nilgaut {m} :: nilgai
nimbe {m} :: halo; nimbus
nimber {vt} :: to surround with a halo or nimbus
nième {adj} :: alternative form of énième
nième {mf} :: alternative form of énième
nimphe {f} :: obsolete spelling of nymphe
n'importe {adv} :: No matter, never mind the, any, -ever
n'importe comment {adv} :: Haphazardly
n'importe lequel {pron} :: any one; no matter which; whichever
n'importe où {adv} :: anywhere, wherever
n'importe qui {pron} :: anybody, anyone
n'importe quoi {pron} :: anything (without discrimination)
n'importe quoi {interj} :: nonsense!, rubbish!
Nina {prop} :: given name
nineties {fp} :: nineties (decade)
ninhydrine {f} [organic compound] :: ninhydrin
Nini {prop} :: given name
Ninive {prop} {f} :: Ninive (ancient city)
niobé {adj} [inorganic chemistry] :: niobium (attributive)
niobique {adj} [inorganic chemistry] :: niobic
niobium {m} :: niobium
niochon {m} [Quebec] :: imbecile
niochon {adj} [Quebec] :: imbecilic
niçois {adj} :: From, or pertaining to, the town of Nice in France
Niçois {m} :: An inhabitant of Nice
Niçoise {f} :: feminine noun of Niçois
Niort {prop} {m} :: Niort (commune in Deux-Sèvres, France)
niortais {adj} :: of or relating to Niort
Niortais {m} :: A person from Niort
Niortaise {f} :: feminine singular of Niortais
Nioué {prop} {f} :: Niue
niouéen {adj} :: Niuean
niouéen {m} :: Niuean (language)
ni oui ni non {m} :: A game whose aim is to answer yes-or-no questions without saying "yes" or "no"
NIP {m} :: PIN; PIN number
nippe {f} [especially in plural] :: cheap and worn-out clothing; frippery
nippon {adj} :: synonym of japonais; Nipponese
Nippon {m} :: A Japanese man, a male inhabitant of Japan
Nippone {f} :: feminine singular of Nippon
Nipponne {f} :: feminine singular of Nippon
niqab {f} :: a niqab
niquer {v} [slang] :: to fuck, to shag
niquer {v} [slang] :: to deceive
niquer {v} [slang] :: to break, to destroy
niquer {v} [slang] :: to steal
niquer {v} [slang] :: to beat, to hit
Nishimoto {prop} :: surname
Nishimura {prop} :: surname
nissard {adj} :: alternative form of niçard
nitescence {f} :: clarity
nitescence {f} :: lucidity
nitide {adj} [rare, literary] :: nitid
nitré {adj} :: nitrated
nitranilique {adj} [organic chemistry] :: nitranilic
nitrate {m} :: nitrate
nitrater {v} :: to nitrate
nitre {m} [dated] :: saltpetre (potassium nitrate)
nitrer {v} :: to nitrate
nitreux {adj} :: nitrous
nitrifier {v} :: to nitrify
nitriler {v} [chemistry] :: To nitrilate
nitrine {f} :: synonym of nitroglycérine
nitrinique {adj} :: nitrinic
nitrique {adj} :: nitric
nitrium {m} :: synonym of nitrure
nitrium {m} :: synonym of natron
nitro- {prefix} :: nitro-
nitrobenzine {f} [organic chemistry] :: nitrobenzene
nitrochloroforme {m} [organic compound] :: synonym of chloropicrine
nitroforme {m} [organic compound] :: nitroform
nitroglycérine {f} :: nitroglycerine (the compound glyceryl-tri-nitrate)
nitroglycérol {m} [organic compound] :: synonym of nitroglycérine
nitrogéné {adj} :: nitrogenous
nitrogénase {f} [enzyme] :: nitrogenase
nitrogène {m} [dated] :: nitrogen
nitrométhane {m} [organic compound] :: nitromethane
nitromuriatique {adj} [obsolete, chemistry] :: nitromuriatic
nitrophénol {m} [organic compound] :: nitrophenol
nitrophényl {m} [organic chemistry] :: nitrophenyl
nitroser {v} [chemistry] :: To nitrosate
nitrosyle {m} [chemistry] :: nitrosyl
nitroéthane {m} [organic compound] :: nitroéthane
nitrotoluène {m} [organic compound] :: nitrotoluene
nitruration {f} :: nitriding (of a metal surface)
nitrure {m} [inorganic chemistry] :: nitride
nival {adj} [attributively] :: snow
niveau {m} :: level (general)
niveau {m} :: level (measuring instrument)
niveau à bulle {m} :: spirit level (spirit level)
niveau de la mer {m} :: sea level
niveau de vie {m} :: standard of living
niveau à lunette {m} :: surveyor's level
nivelable {adj} :: levelable (able to be levelled)
niveler {v} :: to level, level out (ground)
niveler {v} :: to even, even out (put on the same level)
niveleur {f} :: leveler (all senses)
niveleuse {f} :: grader (road-making vehicle)
nivellement {m} :: leveling out, leveling
nivernais {adj} :: Of or from Nièvre
Nivernais {m} :: Native or inhabitant of Nièvre
Nivernaise {f} :: feminine singular of Nivernais
nivologie {f} :: the study of snow
nivologue {mf} :: someone who studies snow, snowologist
Nièvre {prop} {f} :: Nièvre
nivôse {m} [historical] :: Nivôse (the fourth month of the French Republican Calendar)
nématique {adj} [physics, chemistry] :: nematic
nématode {m} :: nematode
nématologie {f} :: nematology
nûment {adv} :: naked; without clothing
Nîmes {prop} :: Nîmes (city in France)
nîmois {adj} [attributive] :: of or relating to the city of Nîmes
Nîmois {m} :: someone of or from Nîmes
Nîmoise {f} :: feminine singular of Nîmois
némoral {adj} :: nemoral
némésis {f} :: Divine retribution
néné {m} [childish] :: boob, woman's breast
nénaine {f} [Louisiana French, ] :: godmother
nénette {f} [slang] :: girl
nénette {f} [archaic] :: head
nénètse {m} :: Nenets (language)
nénufar {m} :: waterlily
nénuphar {m} :: alternative spelling of nénufar
no {abbr} :: Number
néo- {prefix} :: neo-
Noé {prop} :: Noah [biblical character]
Noé {prop} :: given name of biblical origin
Néo {prop} {m} :: given name
NO {abbr} :: NW; abbreviation of nord-ouest
nobiliaire {adj} :: noble (belonging to the nobility)
nobilité {f} :: nobleness; nobility
néoblaste {m} [biology] :: neoblast
noble {adj} :: noble, aristocratic
noble {adj} :: (of material) non-synthetic, natural; fine
noble {adj} :: noble, worthy (thoughts, cause etc.)
noble {mf} :: noble (person who is noble)
noblement {adv} :: nobly (in a noble way)
noblesse {f} :: nobility
noblesse de robe {f} :: In the Ancien Régime, a status of nobility due to one's office, such as a judge, an arbiter, etc
noblesse oblige {phrase} :: Noble or more generally high-ranked people have honourable obligations towards lower-ranked or less fortunate ones, and should behave nobly towards them
noblesse oblige {m} :: noblesse oblige (the honourable obligation that is the responsibility of those of high rank)
nobliau {m} :: noble, nobleman
nobélisé {adj} :: who has won a Nobel prize
nobélisable {adj} :: worth of a Nobel prize
nobélium {m} :: nobelium
Néo-Brunswickois {m} :: New Brunswicker (someone from New Brunswick)
Néo-Brunswickoise {f} :: feminine noun of Néo-Brunswickois
néo-calédonien {adj} :: New Caledonian
néocapitalisme {m} :: neo-capitalism
noce {f} [in the plural] :: wedding
noce {f} :: wedding party, reception
noce {f} [colloquial] :: party, knees-up
noceur {m} :: party animal, reveller
noceur {m} :: one who sleeps late or not at all; or, one who stays out late to revel or party
noceuse {f} :: feminine noun of noceur
nocicepteur {m} [biochemistry] :: nociceptor
nocif {adj} :: harmful, bad for one's health
nocivement {adv} :: harmfully
nocivité {f} :: noxiousness, harmfulness
néoclassicisme {m} :: neoclassicism
néoclassique {adj} :: neoclassical
néocolonialisme {m} :: neocolonialism
néocolonialiste {adj} :: neocolonialist
no comment {interj} [idiomatic, ironic] :: no comment (a refusal to say the obvious impolite retort)
néocommunisme {m} :: neocommunism
néocommuniste {adj} :: neocommunist
néocommuniste {mf} :: neocommunist
néoconservateur {adj} :: neoconservative
néoconservateur {m} :: neoconservative
néoconservatisme {m} :: neoconservatism
néo-conservatisme {m} :: alternative spelling of néoconservatisme
néoconservatrice {f} :: feminine noun of néoconservateur
noctambule {adj} :: late-night
noctambule {mf} :: night owl (one who stays up late at night or goes to bed late)
noctiluque {adj} :: noctilucent
noctiluque {f} :: noctiluca
nocturne {adj} :: nocturnal
nocturne {m} [music] :: nocturne
nocturnement {adv} :: nocturnally
néocyte {m} [biology] :: neocyte
néo-démocrate {mf} [politics, Canada] :: New Democrat - a member of the New Democratic Party (Nouveau Parti démocratique)
nodulaire {adj} :: nodular
nodule {m} :: nodule, lump
néodymate {m} [inorganic chemistry] :: neodymate
néodyme {m} :: neodymium
noethérien {adj} [maths] :: Noetherian / noetherian
noeud {m} :: nonstandard spelling of nœud
néofascisme {m} :: neofascism
néofasciste {adj} :: neofascist
nogaï {m} :: Nogai (language)
néogothique {adj} :: neogothic
no-go zone {f} [Anglicism] :: no-go zone
néo-grec {adj} :: neo-Greek, Neo-Greek
néo-grec {adj} :: Modern Greek, New Greek
néo-grec {m} :: The Modern Greek language (New Greek)
noinante {num} [cardinal, Switzerland] :: alternative form of nonante
noir {adj} :: black in colour
noir {adj} :: drunk; inebriated
noir {adj} :: black, of black ethnicity
noir {m} :: a black person
noir {m} :: a person whose hair is dark
noir {m} :: dark; darkness
Noir {m} :: black (person)
noiraud {adj} :: swarthy
noirceur {f} :: blackness
noirceur {f} :: black stain or mark
noirceur {f} [figuratively] :: blackness; darkness (quality of being bad or evil)
noirci {adj} :: blackened
noircir {v} :: to blacken (make black)
noircir {vr} :: to get drunk
noircissement {m} :: blackening, darkening
noire {f} [music] :: quarter note
Noire {f} :: feminine noun of Noir
noir et blanc {adj} :: black-and-white (displaying images in shades of grey/gray)
noirien {m} :: pinot noir (grape variety, wine)
noir sur blanc {adv} :: in black and white (explicitly)
noirâtre {adj} :: blackish
noise {f} [archaic or literary] :: quarrel, argument
noisetier {m} :: hazel, hazel tree
noisette {f} :: hazelnut
noisette {f} :: noisette
noisette {f} :: knob (of butter etc.)
noisette {f} :: espresso with a little milk
noix {f} :: walnut
noix {f} :: nut
noix de cajou {m} :: cashew nut (the seed of the cashew tree)
noix de coco {f} :: coconut
noix de Grenoble {f} [Quebec] :: walnut
noix de macadamia {m} :: macadamia nut
noix de muscade {f} :: nutmeg (seed)
noix de pécan {f} :: pecan (nut)
noix de pin {f} [Quebec] :: pine nut
noix du Brésil {f} :: brazil nut
noël {m} :: Christmas gift
noël {m} :: Christmas song
noël {m} :: melody of a Christmas song
Noël {prop} {m} :: Christmas, Christmas time
Noël {prop} {m} :: given name, equivalent to English Noel
Noël {prop} {m} :: surname
Noël {interj} [archaic] :: huzzah, hurrah (cry of celebration in the Middle Ages)
néolamarckien {adj} :: neo-Lamarckian
néolamarckien {m} :: neo-Lamarckian
néolamarckienne {f} :: feminine singular of néolamarckien
néo-latin {adj} :: New Latin
néolatin {m} :: New Latin (Latin after the Middle Ages)
néolibéral {adj} :: neoliberal
néolibéral {m} :: neoliberal
néolibérale {f} :: feminine noun of néolibéral
néolibéralisme {m} :: neoliberalism (political ideology)
nolisé {adj} :: chartered; charter (attributive)
néolithique {adj} :: Neolithic (pertaining to the Neolothic era)
Néolithique {prop} {f} [history] :: The Neolithic or New Stone Age
Noëlle {prop} :: given name, feminine form of Noël. Equivalent to the English Noelle
noëlleux {adj} :: Christmassy
néologique {adj} :: neological
néologiquement {adv} :: neologically
néologisme {m} [lexicography] :: neologism
nom {m} :: A name, especially a last name or family name
nom {m} :: A noun
nom abstrait {m} [grammar] :: abstract noun
nomade {adj} :: nomadic
nomade {mf} :: nomad
nomadisation {f} :: Conversion to living as a nomad
nomadiser {v} :: To nomadize
nomadisme {m} :: nomadism
nomadisme {m} :: (be extension) mobile working
nom adjectif {m} [grammar] :: adjectival noun
nom binomial {m} :: alternative form of nom binominal
nom binominal {m} [taxonomy] :: binomial name
nombre {m} :: number
nombre abondant {m} [mathematics] :: abundant number
nombre complexe {m} [mathematics] :: complex number
nombre d'or {m} [mathematics] :: golden ratio (irrational number)
nombre entier {m} [mathematics] :: whole number
nombre impair {m} :: odd number
nombre pair {m} :: even number
nombre premier {m} [mathematics] :: prime number
nombrer {v} :: To number
nombreusement {adv} :: numerously
nombreux {adj} :: numerous, many
nombril {m} :: navel, belly button
nombril {m} :: middle
nombrilisme {m} :: navel-gazing
nombriliste {adj} :: self-absorbed; egocentric
nombriliste {adj} :: parochial
nom commun {m} :: common noun
nom complet {m} :: full name
nom d'agent {m} [grammar] :: agent noun
nom de baptême {m} :: baptismal name; Christian name
nom de bleu {interj} [Switzerland] :: my goodness; (oh) my God
nom de code {m} :: code name
nom de Dieu {interj} [blasphemous] :: bloody hell; Jesus Christ; goddammit (Indicates surprise, anger, indignation, etc.)
nom de Dieu de bordel de merde {interj} [France, vulgar, blasphemous] :: Jesus fucking Christ; holy fucking shit [indicates anger or surprise]
nom de domaine {m} [Internet] :: domain name
nom de famille {m} :: surname
nom de guerre {m} :: pseudonym
nom de jeune fille {m} :: maiden name
nom de marque {m} :: brand, brand name
nom d'emprunt {m} :: pseudonym
nom de personne {m} :: personal name
nom de plume {m} :: nom de plume, pen name, pseudonym
nom de scène {m} :: stage name
nom de temps {m} [grammar] :: temporal noun
nom dénombrable {m} [grammar] :: countable noun, count noun
nom d'oiseau {m} [figuratively, colloquial] :: insult
nom déposé {m} :: registered trademark
nom d'un chien {interj} :: synonym of nom de Dieu
nom d'une pipe {interj} [dated] :: flipping heck; bloody hell; cor blimey (or similar oath)
nom d'utilisateur {m} [computing] :: username (a person’s identification on a computer system)
nomenclature {f} :: nomenclature
néomenthol {m} [organic compound] :: neomenthol
nom générique {m} [taxonomy] :: genus name
Noémi {prop} :: Naomi [biblical character]
Noémi {prop} :: given name, usually spelled Noémie
Noémie {prop} :: given name, cognate to Naomi
nominé {adj} :: nominated, named
nominé {m} :: nominee
nominal {adj} :: nominal
nominal {m} :: nominal
nominalement {adv} :: nominally
nominaliser {v} :: nominalize
nominalisme {m} :: nominalism
nominateur {m} :: nominator
nominatif {adj} :: nominative (giving a name, naming; designating)
nominatif {m} [grammar] :: the nominative case
nomination {f} :: nomination
nominativement {adv} :: by name
nominatrice {f} :: feminine noun of nominateur
nom indénombrable {m} [grammar] :: uncountable noun
nominer {v} :: to nominate
nom latin {m} [biology, taxonomy] :: Latin name
nommage {m} :: naming
nom massif {m} [grammar] :: mass noun
nommer {vt} :: to nominate
nommer {v} :: to name, to call
nommer {vr} [se nommer] :: to be called, to call oneself
nommément {adv} :: namely (specifically)
néoménie {m} :: neomenia, new moon
néomoderne {adj} :: neomodern
nomographie {f} :: nomography
nomologie {f} :: nomology
nomothétique {adj} :: nomothetic
nom épithète {m} [grammar] :: noun adjunct, attributive noun
nom propre {m} :: proper noun
nom savant {m} :: scientific name
nom scientifique {m} [biology, taxonomy] :: scientific name, Latin name
nom spécifique {m} [taxonomy] :: specific name, specific epithet
nom substantif {m} [grammar] :: noun, substantive
nom systématique {m} [chemistry] :: systematic name
nom taxonomique {m} [taxonomy] :: taxonomic name
nom trivial {m} [chemistry] :: trivial name
Nomura {prop} :: surname
nom vernaculaire {m} [biology] :: vernacular name, common name
non {adv} :: no
non {conj} :: not
non {interj} :: no!
néon {m} :: neon (the gas)
néon {m} :: neon (luminous tube)
nona- {prefix} :: nona-
nonadécane {m} [organic compound] :: nonadecane
nonadécanoïque {adj} [organic chemistry] :: nonadecanoic
nonadécylique {adj} [organic chemistry] :: nonadecylic
nonagénaire {adj} :: nonagenarian
nonagénaire {mf} :: nonagenarian
nonagone {m} :: nonagon
non-aligné {adj} :: nonaligned
non-alignement {m} :: nonalignment (state of being nonaligned)
nonanoïque {adj} [organic chemistry] :: nonanoic
nonante {num} [cardinal, Switzerland, Belgium, DR Congo, Rwanda, Acadia] :: ninety
nonante-et-un {num} [cardinal, Switzerland, Belgium, DR Congo, Rwanda, Acadia] :: ninety-one
nonante-et-unième {adj} [ordinal] :: ninety-first
nonante-et-unième {mf} [ordinal] :: ninety-first
nonantième {adj} :: ninetieth
nonantième {mf} :: ninetieth
nonantièmement {adv} :: ninetiethly
néonatal {adj} :: neonatal
néonate {adj} [biology] :: synonym of néonatal
néonatologie {f} :: neonatology
nonatomique {adj} [chemistry] :: nonatomic
néonazi {adj} :: alternative form of néo-nazi
néo-nazi {adj} :: neo-Nazi
néonazisme {m} :: neo-Nazism
nonc {m} [Louisiana French, ] :: uncle
nonce {m} :: nuncio
nonchalamment {adv} :: nonchalantly
nonchalance {f} :: nonchalance
nonchalant {adj} :: Marked by a lack of vivacity, vigour, liveliness; slow-moving; indolent
nonchalant {adj} :: Cool, relaxed
nonchaloir {m} [dated or poetic] :: indifference; nonchalance
nonciature {f} :: nunciature
non-fumeur {m} :: non-smoker (somebody who does not smoke tobacco)
néonicotinoïde {m} :: neonicotinoid
nonidi {m} [historical] :: The ninth day of the decade (ten-day week) in the French Republican Calendar
nonilliard {m} :: octodecillion
non-lieu {m} [legal] :: dismissal
non merci {phrase} :: no thanks, no thank you
non-moi {m} [philosophy] :: nonself
non-métal {m} :: nonmetal (element that does not have the properties of a metal)
nonnain {f} [obsolete or humorous] :: nun
nonne {f} [literary] :: nun
nono {n} :: fool, idiot
nonobstant {prep} [formal] :: despite, in spite of, notwithstanding
nonobstant {adv} [formal] :: however, nevertheless
non plus {adv} :: (not) either
non plus {adv} :: neither
non-respect {m} :: failure to respect, disrespect
non-résistance {f} :: unresistance
non-résistance {f} [dated, from Tolstoï] :: nonviolence
non-sens {m} :: A situation or statement that is completely absurd or illogical
non-sens {m} :: A statement that is semantically, etymologically, or logically improper or contradictory
non-sens {m} [biology] :: Nonsense, a type of damaged DNA sequence
n'ont {contraction} :: contraction of ne + ont (third-person plural indicative present form of avoir)
nonuple {m} [Scrabble] :: A move whose score is multiplied by nine
nonuple {m} [Scrabble] :: An area on the board where such a move is possible
nonupler {v} :: to nonuple, to multiply by nine
nonupler {v} [Scrabble] :: to play a nine-timer
non-violence {f} :: nonviolence
nooanaleptique {adj} :: nooanaleptic
noologique {adj} :: noological
noosphère {f} :: noosphere
nope {f} :: A tuft of wool; a knot in a fabric; nap
nope {interj} [colloquial, neologism] :: nope
néopentane {m} [organic compound] :: neopentane
néophyte {mf} :: neophyte
néoplasie {f} :: neoplasm
néoplastique {adj} :: neoplastic
néoplatonicien {adj} :: Neoplatonic, Neoplatonist
néoplatonicien {m} :: Neoplatonist
néoplatonicienne {f} :: feminine singular of néoplatonicien
néoplatonisme {m} :: Neoplatonism
néoptère {m} :: neopteran
noraghe {m} :: alternative form of nuraghe
néoréalisme {m} :: neorealism
néoréaliste {adj} :: neorealist
néoréaliste {mf} :: neorealist
Norbert {prop} :: given name, cognate to English Norbert
norbornadiène {m} [organic compound] :: norbornadiene
nord {m} :: north
Nord {prop} {m} :: Nord, French department in Nord-Pas-de-Calais
nord-américain {adj} :: North American
nord-coréen {adj} :: North Korean
Nord-Coréen {m} :: North Korean (person)
Nord-Coréenne {f} :: feminine noun of Nord-Coréen
nord-est {m} :: north-east
nordestin {adj} :: (northeastern) Of or from Nordeste in Brazil
nord-est-quart-est {m} :: northeast by east (compass point)
nord-est-quart-nord {m} :: northeast by north (compass point)
nordique {adj} :: Nordic, Norse
nord-irlandais {adj} :: of or relating to Northern Ireland
Nord-Irlandais {m} :: person from Northern Ireland
Nord-Irlandaise {f} :: feminine noun of Nord-Irlandais
nordiste {adj} :: northern (relating to the north of a country)
nordiste {adj} :: of or relating to Nord, the French region
nord-nord-est {m} :: north-northeast (compass point)
nord-nord-ouest {m} :: north-northwest (compass point)
nord-ouest {m} :: northwest
nord-ouest-quart-nord {m} :: northwest by north (compass point)
nord-ouest-quart-ouest {m} :: northwest by west (compass point)
Nord-Pas-de-Calais {prop} :: Nord-Pas-de-Calais, former region of France
nord-quart-nord-est {m} :: north by east (compass point)
nord-quart-nord-ouest {m} :: north by west (compass point)
noria {f} :: noria
néorickettsie {f} :: synonym of chlamydie
normal {adj} :: normal (according to norms, usual, pertaining to a school to teach teachers how to teach)
normale {f} [geometry] :: Line perpendicular to a curve
normalement {adv} :: in theory
normalement {adv} :: usually (most of the time)
normalement {adv} :: normally
normalien {m} [historical] :: student at a teacher training college
normalien {m} :: a student or graduate of the École normale supérieure
normalienne {f} :: feminine singular of normalien
normalisation {f} :: normalisation
normaliser {v} :: to normalise
normalité {f} :: normality
normand {adj} :: Norman (relating to Normandy)
Normand {m} :: Norman (person)
Normande {f} :: feminine noun of Normand
Normandie {prop} {f} :: Normandy
normatif {adj} :: normative
normativisation {f} :: normativization
normativiser {v} :: to normativize
normcore {m} :: normcore
norme {f} :: norm (normal state)
norme {f} [mathematics] :: norm
normer {v} :: to normalize
normique {adj} [topology] :: normal
normopathe {mf} :: A normopath; a person who conforms excessively to social norms
normopathie {f} :: Normopathy
normothermique {adj} :: normothermic
norois {m} :: alternative form of vieux norrois
norrois {m} :: alternative form of vieux norrois
norséthite {f} [mineralogy] :: norsethite
northumbrien {adj} :: Northumbrian
northumbrien {m} :: Northumbrian (dialect)
Norvège {prop} {f} :: Norway
norvégien {m} :: Norwegian (language)
norvégien {adj} :: Norwegian
Norvégien {m} :: Norwegian, someone from Norway
Norvégienne {f} :: feminine noun of Norvégien
nosémose {f} :: Nosema ceranae, a fungal parasite on Asiatic honeybees (Apis cerana), causing nosemosis
nosocomial {adj} :: nosocomial
nosographie {f} [pathology, medicine] :: nosography
nosographique {adj} :: nosographic
nosologique {adj} :: nosological
nostalgie {f} :: nostalgia
nostalgique {adj} :: nostalgic
nostalgiquement {adv} :: nostalgically
nostre {pron} :: archaic spelling of notre
nota bene {interj} :: nota bene (used to add an aside or warning to a text)
notabiliser {v} :: To become well-known
notabilité {f} :: notability
notable {adj} :: notable
notable {m} :: notable
notablement {adv} :: notably
notaire {m} [law] :: notary
notaire {m} :: solicitor
notamment {adv} [rare] :: notably
notamment {adv} :: especially, in particular, not least
notamment {adv} :: for example, for instance
notarié {adj} :: notarial, notarized
notarial {adj} :: notarial
notariat {m} :: The function or profession of a notary
notation {f} :: rating (evaluation of status)
note {f} :: note [written or spoken]
note {f} :: mark [UK], grade [US]
note {f} :: bill [UK, US], check [US]
note {f} [music] :: note
note {f} :: touch, hint, note
néotectonique {adj} :: neotectonic
note de bas de page {f} :: footnote
note de frais {m} :: expenses claim
note de frais {m} :: expense account
noter {v} :: to note
notice {f} :: instruction
notification {f} :: notification
notifier {v} :: to notify
notion {f} :: notion
néoténie {f} [biology] :: neoteny (retention of juvenile characteristics in the adult)
néoténie {f} [biology] :: neoteny (sexual maturity of an organism still in its larval stage)
néoténique {adj} :: neotenic
notochorde {f} [zoology] :: notochord
notocordal {adj} [zoology] :: notochordal
notoédrique {adj} :: notoedric
notoire {adj} :: well-known; notorious
notoirement {adv} :: notoriously (in a notorious or notable manner)
notoriété {f} :: reputation
notre {determiner} [possessive] :: Our
Notre Dame {prop} {f} :: Our Lady (the Virgin Mary)
Notre Dame {prop} {f} [by ellipsis] :: Notre Dame de Paris, a cathedral in Paris
nottinghamien {adj} :: Nottinghamian
nouba {f} :: party, festival
nouchi {m} :: Any of several French argots spoken in Africa
nouer {v} :: knot (form into a knot)
nouer {v} :: tie; bind; fasten
nouer {v} :: tie up
noueur {m} :: knotter; one who inserts knots into something
noueux {adj} :: gnarled
nougat {m} :: nougat
nouille {f} :: noodle (string or strip of pasta)
nouille {f} [colloquial] :: dumbhead
nouille {f} [vulgar, slang] :: cock, dick
nouille de piscine {f} :: pool noodle
Nouméa {prop} :: Nouméa, the capital of the French overseas possession New Caledonia
nouméen {adj} :: Of or from Nouméa
noune {f} [Canada, slang] :: pussy, vulva
nounou {f} :: nanny
nounours {m} :: teddy bear
nounours {m} [by extension] :: A very affectionate person
nouraghe {m} :: obsolete form of nuraghe
nourri {adj} :: fed, nourished
nourri {adj} [figuratively] :: heavy, sustained
nourrice {f} :: childminder, nanny
nourrice {f} :: wet nurse
nourricier {adj} :: nourishing, sustaining
nourrir {v} :: to feed (provide with nourishment), nourish
nourrir {v} :: to nurture, to fuel
nourrir {vp} :: to eat, to feed oneself
nourrissant {adj} :: nourishing
nourrisson {m} :: infant; baby (a child who breastfeeds)
nourrisson {m} :: infant; toddler (young child)
nourriture {f} :: food, nourishment
nous {pron} :: The plural personal pronoun in the first person:
nous {pron} :: [subject pronoun] we
nous {pron} :: [object pronoun] us, to us
nous {m} :: The nous, (divine) reason in philosophy
nous autres {pron} :: We: first-person plural pronoun
nous de majesté {m} :: royal we, majestic plural (plural used by a sovereign)
nous-mêmes {pron} [emphatic] :: ourselves
nouveau {adj} :: new
nouveau {m} :: New person, new thing
Nouveau-Brunswick {prop} {m} :: New Brunswick, a province in Canada
Nouveau-Mexique {prop} {m} :: New Mexico (all senses)
Nouveau Monde {prop} :: New World
nouveau-né {m} :: newborn
Nouveau Parti démocratique {prop} {m} [politics, Canada] :: New Democratic Party
nouveauté {f} :: a specific thing that is new
nouveauté {f} :: newness; novelty
Nouveau Testament {prop} {m} :: New Testament
nouvel homme {m} :: a new man
nouvelle {f} :: news, a piece of information
nouvelle {f} :: novella
Nouvelle-Angleterre {prop} {f} :: New England
Nouvelle-Calédonie {prop} {f} :: New Caledonia
Nouvelle-Écosse {prop} {f} :: Nova Scotia (Province in eastern Canada)
Nouvelle-Galles du Sud {prop} {f} :: New South Wales (an Australian state)
nouvellement {adv} :: newly, recently
nouvelles {fp} :: news
Nouvelle York {prop} {f} [dated] :: synonym of New York
Nouvelle-Zemble {prop} {f} :: Novaya Zemlya (archipelago in Russia)
Nouvelle-Zélande {prop} {f} :: New Zealand
nouvelliste {mf} :: novelist
nova {f} [astronomy] :: nova
novateur {m} :: an innovator
novateur {adj} :: innovative
Novatien {prop} {m} :: Novatian, the antipope against St. Cornelius in 251 AD, and schismatic heresiarch as founder of the sect known as Novatianism
novatrice {f} :: feminine noun of novateur
novembre {m} :: November
nover {vt} [legal] :: to novate
novice {mf} :: beginner, novice
novice {adj} :: inexperienced
noviciat {m} :: novitiate
novlangue {f} :: Newspeak (fictional language)
novocaïne {m} :: novocaine
Novossibirsk {prop} :: Novosibirsk (city)
noyade {f} :: drowning
noyau {m} :: stone (of a fruit)
noyau {m} :: group (of artists etc.); cell (of terrorists etc.)
noyau {m} [geology] :: core
noyau {m} [biology, physics] :: nucleus
noyau {m} [computing] :: kernel
noyau {m} [phonetics, phonology] :: nucleus of a syllable
noyautage {m} :: infiltration
noyauter {v} :: to infiltrate
noyau terrestre {m} :: Earth's core
noyer {m} :: walnut (tree)
noyer {vr} :: To drown; to drown oneself
noyer {vt} :: To drown
noyer {vt} [cooking] :: To water down
noyeraie {f} :: walnut orchard
noyer le poisson {phrase} [figuratively] :: to elude a question, to muddy the waters, to cloud the issue, to confuse
néo-zélandais {adj} :: New Zealand (attributive; relating to New Zealand)
néozélandais {adj} :: alternative form of néo-zélandais
Néo-Zélandais {m} :: a New Zealander
Néo-Zélandaise {f} :: feminine noun of Néo-Zélandais
Népal {prop} {m} :: Nepal
népalais {adj} :: Nepalese, Nepali (pertaining to Nepal)
népalais {m} :: Nepalese (the language)
Népalais {m} :: Nepalese (person)
Népalaise {f} :: feminine noun of Népalais
NP-complet {adj} :: NP-complete
NP-complétude {f} [computing theory] :: NP-completeness
NPD {prop} [Canada, politics] :: NDP; initialism of Nouveau Parti démocratique
NP-difficile {adj} [computing theory] :: NP-hard
néper {m} :: neper
néphéline {f} [mineralogy] :: nepheline
néphélomètre {m} :: nephelometry
néphélométrie {f} :: nephelometry
néphélométrique {adj} :: nephelometric
néphrectomie {f} [surgery] :: nephrectomy
néphrite {f} [pathology] :: nephritis
néphrite {f} [mineralogy] :: nephrite
néphrocyte {m} [biology] :: nephrocyte
néphrographie {f} :: nephrography
néphrologie {f} :: nephrology (science)
néphrologue {mf} :: nephrologist (physician)
néphron {m} :: nephron (basic structural and functional unit of the kidney)
néphropathie {f} [pathology] :: nephropathy
néphrotome {m} [biology] :: nephrotome
néphrotoxicité {f} :: nephrotoxicity (the state or condition of being nephrotoxic)
néphrotoxine {f} :: nephrotoxin
néphrotoxique {adj} :: nephrotoxic
néphrétique {adj} :: nephritic
néphrétique {adj} :: renal
népotique {adj} :: nepotic, nepotistic
népotiquement {adv} :: nepotically, nepotistically
népotisme {m} :: nepotism
népouite {f} :: nepouite
népérien {adj} [maths] :: Napierian
népéta {f} :: alternative form of népète
népétalactone {f} [organic compound] :: nepetalactone
népète {f} :: nepeta
néré {m} :: A type of tree, Parkia biglobosa
néral {m} [organic compound] :: neral
NRBC {adj} :: NBC abbreviation of nucléaire, radiologique, biologique, chimique (nulcear, radiological, biological, chemical)
Nérée {prop} :: Nereus
néréide {f} :: nereid
nérine {f} :: nerine
néritique {adj} :: neritic
nérol {m} [organic compound] :: nerol
néroli {m} :: neroli
Néron {prop} {m} :: Nero (the Roman emperor)
néronien {adj} :: Neronian
n-simplexe {m} [geometry] :: n-simplex
nésosilicate {m} [mineralogy] :: nesosilicate
n'était {contraction} :: contraction of ne + était (third-person singular imperfect indicative form of être)
n'êtes {contraction} :: contraction of ne + êtes (second-person plural indicative present form of être)
nétheq {m} [obsolete] :: scale (on the skin)
nétiquette {f} [Internet] :: netiquette
nétiquettement {adv} :: nettiquettely
nôtre {adj} [archaic] :: our (belonging to us)
nu {adj} :: (person) naked, nude
nu {adj} :: (body, tree) bare
nu {m} :: nu (Greek letter)
nuage {m} :: cloud
nuageusement {adv} :: cloudily
nuageux {adj} :: cloudy
nuancé {adj} :: nuanced
nuance {f} :: nuance
nuance {f} :: gradation of colors
nuance {f} [music] :: dynamics
nuancer {v} :: to moderate, to qualify (e.g., an opinion)
nuancier {m} :: colour chart (to match paint etc)
nuancément {adv} :: nuancedly
Nubie {prop} {f} :: Nubia
nubien {adj} :: Nubian
Nubien {m} :: Nubian person
Nubienne {f} :: feminine noun of Nubien
nubile {adj} :: nubile
nucal {adj} [anatomy] :: nuchal
nuciculteur {m} :: someone who grows walnuts
nucicultrice {f} :: feminine noun of nuciculteur
nucléé {adj} [cytology] :: nucleated
nucléaire {adj} :: nuclear
nucléariser {v} :: to nuclearise
nucléarité {f} [maths] :: nuclearity
nucléase {f} :: nuclease
nucléation {f} :: nucleation
nucléer {v} :: To nucleate
nucléide {m} [physics] :: nuclide
nucléidique {adj} :: nuclidic
nucléiforme {adj} [biology] :: nucleiform
nucléique {adj} :: nucleic
nucléocytoplasmique {adj} :: nucleocytoplasmic
nucléoïde {m} [genetics] :: nucleoid
nucléofuge {adj} [chemistry] :: nucleofugal
nucléolaire {adj} :: nucleolar
nucléole {m} [cytology] :: nucleolus
nucléon {m} [physics] :: nucleon (a proton or a neutron)
nucléophile {adj} :: nucleophilic
nucléophilie {f} [chemistry] :: nucleophilicity
nucléoplasme {m} [biology] :: nucleoplasm
nucléoside {m} [biochemistry] :: nucleoside
nucléosome {m} [genetics] :: nucleosome
nucléosynthèse {f} [physics] :: nucleosynthesis
nucléotide {m} [biochemistry] :: nucleotide
nucléotidique {adj} [biochemistry] :: nucleotidic
nucléus {m} :: nucleus
nu comme un ver {adj} [simile] :: stark naked; naked as a jaybird
nœud {m} :: knot (tangle)
nœud {m} :: knot (unit of speed, one nautical mile per hour)
nœud {m} [slang] :: penis
nœud {m} [slang] :: stupid person
nœud {m} [physics, music, computing] :: node
nœud {m} :: knot (muscular tension)
nœud gordien {m} :: Gordian knot
nudisme {m} :: nudism
nudiste {adj} :: nudist
nudiste {mf} :: nudist
nudité {f} :: nudity
nœud papillon {m} :: bowtie
nœud plat {m} :: reef knot
nue {f} :: [archaic, chiefly poetic] cloud
nuée {f} [chiefly formal or literary] :: thick cloud
nuée {f} :: cloud (of arrows, insects)
nuée {f} :: horde, host, swarm (of people, birds, enemies etc.)
nuée ardente {f} :: pyroclastic flow
nuement {adv} [dated] :: alternative spelling of nûment
nuire {vi} :: to harm, to spoil
nuisance {f} :: pollution
nuisette {f} :: (very short) nightie, nightdress
nuisible {adj} :: harmful, damaging, injurious
nuisiblement {adv} :: harmfully, damagingly, injuriously
nuit {f} :: night
nuitamment {adv} [rare] :: at night
nuit blanche {f} [idiom] :: sleepless night
nuit blanche {f} :: nuit blanche (an all-night celebration or festival)
Nuit des Longs Couteaux {f} :: Night of the Long Knives
nuitée {f} :: night (night spent at a hotel)
nuitée {f} :: night shift
nul {adj} :: no, nil
nul {adj} :: of poor quality, lousy, rubbish
nul {m} [sports] :: draw
nul {pron} :: no one, nobody
nulla pœna sine lege {phrase} :: nulla pœna sine lege
nullard {adj} :: hopeless, useless, incompetent
nulle {f} :: feminine noun of nul
nullement {adv} [formal] :: used with ne to form negative statements
nulle part {adv} :: nowhere
nulle part ailleurs {adv} :: nowhere else
nullité {f} :: The quality nullity, invalidity
nullité {f} [colloquial] :: A zero, insignificant or useless person or object
nul n'est parfait {phrase} :: nobody's perfect
numide {adj} :: Numidian
Numidie {prop} {f} :: Numidia
numismate {mf} :: numismatist
numismatique {adj} :: numismatic (pertaining to currency)
numismatique {f} :: numismatics (study of coins)
numéraire {m} :: currency (money or other item used to facilitate transactions)
numéral {adj} :: numeral, numeric
numéral {m} :: numeral
numérateur {m} [mathematics] :: numerator (in a fraction)
numération {f} :: notation (numeric), numeration
numéricien {adj} [mathematics, computing] :: numerical, computational
numérique {adj} :: numeric
numérique {adj} :: numerical
numérique {adj} :: digital
numériquement {adv} :: numerically
numériquement {adv} :: digitally
numérisation {f} :: digitization
numériser {v} :: to digitize
numériser {v} [computing] :: to scan
numériseur {m} :: scanner (device which scans documents)
numéro {m} :: number
numéro {m} [by ellipsis] :: phone number
numérologie {f} :: numerology
numéron {m} [maths] :: numeral
numérotage {m} :: numbering
numérotage {m} :: grading the quality of products by a system of numbers
numérotation {f} :: numbering
numéroter {vt} :: to number (to assign numbers to)
numéro vert {m} :: freephone number; toll-free number
Nunavik {prop} {m} :: Nunavik
Nunavummiuq {mf} :: A person from Nunavut
Nunavut {prop} {m} :: Nunavut
nuncupatif {adj} :: nuncupative
nuncupativement {adv} :: nuncupatively. orally, nominally
nunuche {adj} [colloquial] :: silly
nuptial {adj} :: nuptial
nuptialité {f} :: nuptiality
nuptialité {f} :: marriage (attributive)
nuque {f} :: nape, back of the neck
nuraghe {m} :: nuraghe (ancient megalithic structure from Sardinia)
nuraghique {adj} :: alternative form of nuragique
nuragique {adj} :: Nuragic
Nuremberg {prop} {m} :: Nuremberg
nutella {m} :: Nutella (sweet spread including hazelnut and chocolate)
Nutella {prop} {m} :: Nutella
nutriment {m} :: nutrient (something providing nourishment)
nutritif {adj} :: nutritional
nutritif {adj} :: nutritious; nourishing
nutrition {f} :: nutrition
nutritionnel {adj} :: nutritional
nutritionnellement {adv} :: nutritiously
nutritionniste {mf} :: nutritionist (an expert or specialist in nutrition)
nu-tête {adj} :: bareheaded
Nuuk {prop} :: Nuuk
névralgie {f} :: neuralgia
névralgique {adj} :: neuralgic
névralgique {adj} [figuratively] :: key, important
névraxe {m} [anatomy] :: neuraxis
névrilème {m} :: neurilemma
névrite {f} :: neuritis
névroglie {f} [anatomy] :: neuroglia
névrographie {f} :: neurography
névrosé {adj} :: neurotic
névrose {f} [psychology] :: neurosis
névrotique {adj} :: neurotic
névrotiquement {adv} :: neurotically
névrotome {m} :: neurotome
nævus {m} :: naevus
n'y {contraction} :: contraction of ne + y
nyctalope {mf} :: An animal with night vision
nyctalopie {f} :: night vision (the ability for certain animals to see during the night)
nycthéméral {adj} :: nychthemeral
nycthémère {m} :: nychthemeron
nycturie {f} :: nocturia
nylon {m} :: nylon (material)
nymphéa {m} :: waterlily
nymphal {adj} :: nymphal
nymphalidé {m} :: nymphalid
nymphe {f} :: nymph
nymphée {f} :: nymphaeum
nymphette {f} :: A small nymph
nymphette {f} :: A sexually attractive adolescent girl or young woman; nymphet
nymphomane {adj} :: nymphomaniac
nymphomane {f} :: nymphomaniac
nymphomanie {f} :: nymphomania
nymphoplastie {f} :: labioplastie (labiaplasty)
nymphose {f} :: nymphosis
n'y voir que du feu {v} :: to be totally hoodwinked, not to spot a thing, to be taken in