Mardi Gras Vocabulary & Verbs

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Le bonheur/ La joie

Joy

La liberté

Freedom

Un défilé

A parade

Des chars

Floats

Un déguisement

A costume

un costume

A costume (a suit)

Des sucreries

Sweets

Sucré (adj)

Sweet (adj)

l'Epiphanie

Fête religieuse célébrée le 6 janvier

Mardi Gras

Fat Tuesday

Mercredi des Cendres

Ash Wednesday

d'ailleurs (à propos)

By the way

Pâques (le jour de Pâques)

Easter

Cycle de la lune

The moon cycle

la fin

The end

Le Carême (jours de carême)

Lent (fast)

Les aliments gras

Fat food

leurs restants (les restants)

Leftovers

Leurs placards

Cupboards

des beignets

Sweet fried dough - fritter

Des gaufres

Waffles

des bugnes

Sweet fritters

des fritures

Fried food

Par opposition

As opposed to, in contrast with

à l'envers

Upside down (inside out, back to front)

d'entre eux

Amongst themselves

un grand rêveur

A big dreamer

boutons noirs

Black button

une larme

A tear

Avoir l'esprit vif

Be quick - sharp minded

plein de trous

Full of holes

Bariolé (adj)

Multicolored - colorful

Moqueur

Teasing

une bosse

Bump, lump

Un nez crochu

Hook nose

un bicorne

Two horned

Un sabre (une épée)

A saber (sword)

Maigre

Thin, lean,

Jeûne

Fast (fasting)

La poussière

Dust

Une période de privation

Period of deprivationdéguster Taste, savor

Éviter (on évite)

To avoid doing

consommer

To eat, to consume

en profiter (on en profite)

To take advantage, to make the most of it

Suspendre (sont suspendues)

To stop for while , to suspend

se déguiser

To dress up in costumes

être reconnu

To be recognized

Couler (qui coule)

Run, flow (liquid)

Coudre (il a cousu)

To sew

Jeûner

To fast

se mettre au carême

To stop eating fat

faire la fête

To party, to celebrate

Fêter

To celebrate

confectionner

To prepare, to make

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