French French Celebration Keywords

A collection of French words and phrases related to various celebrations and festivities.


The French word 'célébration' is used similarly to how 'celebration' is used in English. One could use it with parties, festivities, or other events where there is a sense of happiness and commemoration. For example, 'La célébration de son anniversaire est la semaine prochaine' translates to 'Her birthday celebration is next week'.

Example sentences with  célébration

In both English and French, 'champagne' refers to the sparkling wine made from grapes grown in the Champagne region of France. It's commonly used in celebrations like New Year's Eve and weddings. The French usage of 'champagne' is identical to the English usage.

Example sentences with  champagne

The word 'événement' in French is used as a noun to mean 'event'. It is used in the same context as 'event' in English, for instance referring to a planned public or social occasion. An example of a sentence could be 'Ce soir, nous allons à un grand événement', which translates to 'Tonight, we are going to a big event'.

Example sentences with  événement

The French word 'fête' is used to describe a social gathering of invited guests, typically involving eating, drinking, and entertainment, similar to the English word 'party'. It can also refer to a festival or a celebration of a particular event or anniversary. 'Fête' is used in both formal and casual settings.

Example sentences with  fête
feux d'artifice

The French term 'feux d'artifice' is used to refer to fireworks, particularly those used during celebrations like New Year's Eve or Bastille Day in France. It is usually used in the plural form given the collective nature of fireworks. It's important to remember the phrase in its entirety, as 'feux' on its own refers to 'fires' and 'artifice' can mean 'trickery', but together they make up the term for fireworks.

Example sentences with  feux d'artifice

The French word 'joyeux' is used in a similar way as 'merry' in English, often in reference to an emotion of happiness or celebration. It's commonly used in greeting messages and wishes, especially during Christmas period; 'Joyeux Noël' (Merry Christmas).

Example sentences with  joyeux

The French word for Christmas is 'Noël'. Similar to English, it is used to refer to the annual Christian festival celebrating Christ's birth, held on December 25. Also, it could be used to refer to the season of celebration surrounding this festival.

Example sentences with  Noël
pain grillé

In French, 'pain grillé' is the phrase used to describe 'toast'. It is literally translated as 'grilled bread'. You might use it in phrases like 'Je mange du pain grillé pour le petit déjeuner', which means 'I eat toast for breakfast'.

Example sentences with  pain grillé
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