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The French definite article (plural)

For nouns in the plural, the English definite article the is les in French.

Examples of the French definite article

les fenêtres
the windows
les mois
the months
les portes
the doors
les maisons
the houses
les nuits
the nights

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Basic words and phrases in French

Get by in French with these basic French words & phrases.

It is sunny.

Il y a du soleil.

What is the weather like ?

Quel temps fait-il?

It is windy.

Il y a du vent.

It is nice out.

Il fait beau.

What is the temperature ?

Quelle température fait-il ?

It is cold out.

Il fait froid.

It is raining.

Il pleut.

It is cloudy out.

Le temps est nuageux.