Film: Jean de Florette

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Vocabulary words taken from the French film Jean de Florette for IU Bloomington's FRIT-F316 course.

un oeillet

a carnation

un verger

an orchard

une source

a spring

un(e) paysan(ne)

a farmer/peasant

un(e) héritier/ère

an heir

un bossu

a hunchback

un nouveau-venu

a newcomer

une cucurbitacée

a type of gourd

une récolte

a crop

une sécheresse

a drought

une colline

a hill

un mulet

a mule

un puits

a well

un notaire

a notary

l'intrigue

the plot

hériter qqch de qqn

to inherit something from someone

boucher une source

to black a spring

faire pousser qqch

to grow something/to make something grow

faire peur à qqn

to frighten someone

avoir des soucis

to worry

louer

to rent

se moquer de qqn

to make fun of someone

avoir pitié de qqn

to pity someone

s'enrichir

to grow rich

creuser

to dig

pleurer

to cry

pleuvoir

to rain

se taire

to keep quiet

sec (sèche)

dry

pluvieux (euse)

rainy

fertile

fertile

travailleur (euse)

hard-working

confiant(e)

confident

obstiné(e)

stubborn

fier (ère)

proud

calculateur (trice)

calculating

cupide

greedy

implacable

unrelenting

coupable

guilty

sensible

sensitive

rusé(e)

shrewd

bête

stupid

influençable

susceptible to influence

émouvant(e)

moving

passionnant(e)

gripping (story)

une ferme

a farm

un fermier

a farmer

un champ

a field

labourer

to plow

une charrue

a plow

un tracteur

a tractor

une graine

a seed

planter

to plant

un engrais

fertilizer

le foin

hay

la paille

straw

la moisson

the harvest

la terre

the soil

une grange

a barn

les mauvaises herbes

weeds

arroser

to water

la pluie

the rain

une averse

a shower

irriguer

to irrigate

un arrosoir

a watering can

une inondation

a flood

inonder

to flood

humide

damp

mouillé(e)

wet

un lac

a lake

un étang

a pond

une rivière

a river

un ruisseau

a brook

un torrent

a mountain stream

une cascade

a waterfall

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