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fenêtre

English translation of fenêtre

window

The French word for 'window' is 'fenêtre'. It is used in the same context as in English, referring to an opening in a wall, door, roof or vehicle that allows the passage of light and may also allow the passage of sound and air. For example, 'Ouvre la fenêtre' means 'Open the window'.


Example sentences using: fenêtre

Il a cassé la fenêtre avec une balle.

English translation of Il a cassé la fenêtre avec une balle.

He broke the window with a ball.

The phrase indicates an incident where a person broke the window using a ball, likely accidentally.

La fenêtre de ma chambre donne sur le jardin.

English translation of La fenêtre de ma chambre donne sur le jardin.

The window of my room overlooks the garden.

This sentence refers to someone's bedroom window that faces the garden and provides a view of it.

Il faut fermer la fenêtre car il fait froid dehors.

English translation of Il faut fermer la fenêtre car il fait froid dehors.

You have to close the window because it's cold outside.

The phrase indicates the need to close the window due to chilly weather outside.

Peux-tu ouvrir la fenêtre pour aérer la pièce ?

English translation of Peux-tu ouvrir la fenêtre pour aérer la pièce ?

Can you open the window to ventilate the room?

This sentence is asking somebody to open the window to let some fresh air into the room.

Je vais peindre la fenêtre en blanc.

English translation of Je vais peindre la fenêtre en blanc.

I'm going to paint the window white.

This sentence highlights a future action, specifically that the speaker plans to paint their window white.

La fenêtre était couverte de givre ce matin.

English translation of La fenêtre était couverte de givre ce matin.

The window was covered with frost this morning.

The phrase describes a situation where the window was covered in frost during the morning, indicating cold weather.

La fenêtre donne une belle vue sur la mer.

English translation of La fenêtre donne une belle vue sur la mer.

The window provides a beautiful view of the sea.

This sentence describes a window which offers a scenic view of the sea.

Il regarde la rue à travers la fenêtre.

English translation of Il regarde la rue à travers la fenêtre.

He is looking at the street through the window.

The phrase illustrates a person who is observing the street by looking through the window.

L'enfant essaie de grimper par la fenêtre.

English translation of L'enfant essaie de grimper par la fenêtre.

The child is trying to climb through the window.

This sentence portrays the image of a child attempting to climb through the window, perhaps in play or mischief.

J'aime lire près de la fenêtre pour avoir une bonne lumière.

English translation of J'aime lire près de la fenêtre pour avoir une bonne lumière.

I like to read near the window to have good light.

This sentence expresses the speaker's preference for reading near the window to benefit from the natural light.

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