vouloir dire

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally "want to say". Cf. Spanish querer decir.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vu.lwaʁ diʁ/
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Verb[edit]

vouloir dire

  1. to mean; to signify
    'I miss you'. Ça veut dire, « tu me manques »
    'I miss you'. It means, "I miss you".
    Synonym: signifier

Conjugation[edit]

  • see vouloir; dire remains invariable in this construction.