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cantiques

English translation of cantiques

carols

The French word 'cantiques' is used to denote religious hymns that are generally sung at festive times like Christmas, similar to 'carols' in English. Just like in English, it's a plural noun, can be used generically, or can be specific to a particular song when used in context.


Example sentences using: cantiques

Les cantiques sont souvent utilisés dans les services religieux.

English translation of Les cantiques sont souvent utilisés dans les services religieux.

Hymns are often used in religious services.

This sentence gives general information about where 'cantiques' or hymns, are typically used.

J'aime les cantiques traditionnels.

English translation of J'aime les cantiques traditionnels.

I like traditional hymns.

In this sentence, the speaker indicates a preference for 'cantiques traditionnels', which means traditional hymns.

Les cantiques peuvent être très émouvants.

English translation of Les cantiques peuvent être très émouvants.

Hymns can be very moving.

This is an observation about the emotional influence or effect of 'cantiques', or hymns.

Les cantiques ont souvent un message religieux.

English translation of Les cantiques ont souvent un message religieux.

Hymns often have a religious message.

This sentence speaks to the content of 'cantiques', or hymns, which typically convey religious themes or messages.

J'aime chanter des cantiques avec ma famille.

English translation of J'aime chanter des cantiques avec ma famille.

I like singing hymns with my family.

This is a statement about a personal activity involving 'cantiques' or hymns - in this case, singing them with family.

Certains cantiques sont très anciens.

English translation of Certains cantiques sont très anciens.

Some hymns are very old.

This sentence provides information about the age of some 'cantiques', or hymns.

Il est traditionnel de chanter des cantiques à Noël.

English translation of Il est traditionnel de chanter des cantiques à Noël.

It is traditional to sing hymns at Christmas.

In this sentence, the traditional practice of singing 'cantiques' or hymns during a particular event - Christmas - is discussed.

Les cantiques sont parfois chantés en latin.

English translation of Les cantiques sont parfois chantés en latin.

Hymns are sometimes sung in Latin.

This sentence provides information on the languages in which 'cantiques', or hymns, are sometimes sung.

J'ai appris beaucoup de cantiques à l'école.

English translation of J'ai appris beaucoup de cantiques à l'école.

I learned many hymns at school.

This sentence gives information about the speaker's personal experience with 'cantiques', or hymns, in an educational context.

Nous chantons des cantiques à l'église chaque dimanche.

English translation of Nous chantons des cantiques à l'église chaque dimanche.

We sing hymns at church every Sunday.

This is a simple statement about a weekly activity in a church service, where 'cantiques' means hymns.

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