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51 terms

Hiroshima, Mon Amour Vocab

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imaginaire
imaginary
les remparts
ramparts
renommé
famous
trembler
to tremble
agrandir
to become bigger
la taille
measure, dimension (height)
impardonnable
unforgivable
la vertu
virtue
le bonheur
good-doing, goodness
dire du mal de qq'un
to criticize someone
la pharmacie
pharmacy
prendre garde à
to pay attention to
le département
an administrative union in France
l'Occupation
the German occupation
interdire
to forbid
l'hôtel de ville
the mayor's house
le drapeau
flag
le lampadaire
lamp post
la ligne de démarcation
the line between the North and South of France
l'ennemi
the enemy
le couvre-feu
curfew
l'épouvante
terror
le marché noir
black market
le volet
shutter (like on a house)
le désespoir
dispair
envers et contre
despite, against the odds
la haine
hatred
remercier
to thank
la lassitude
fatigue, weariness
écarter
to spread
obéir
execute an order, to obey
ivre
drunk
guérir
to cure
cesser de
to stop
quand même
still, however
la débâcle
defeat and fleeing of an army; debacle
nier
deny, negate
un coup de feu
gunshot
balayer
to sweep, to eliminate
la patrie
country
côtoyer
to be next to
l'aube
dawn
le quai
train platform
tondre
to mow, to cut
l'avis
opinion
les ciseaux
scissors
la cave
cellar
fou, folle
crazy (m and f!)
la méchanceté
meanness
cracher
to spit
le surlendemain
the day after tomorrow