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gui

English translation of gui

mistletoe

In French, the word for 'mistletoe' is 'gui'. It is used in the same contexts as in English, generally referring to the plant used traditionally in holiday decorations. Just like in English, 'gui' can be used in different contexts, from botanical to symbolic or tradition-related discussions.


Example sentences using: gui

Avez-vous déjà vu un guillemot?

English translation of Avez-vous déjà vu un guillemot?

Have you ever seen a guillemot?

A guillemot is a type of bird. The phrase is asking whether the person has ever seen one.

Le gui est utilisé traditionnellement à Noël.

English translation of Le gui est utilisé traditionnellement à Noël.

Mistletoe is traditionally used at Christmas.

Mistletoe ('gui' in French) is an evergreen plant that is often used as a decoration during the Christmas season.

Thomas est assis dans le guichet.

English translation of Thomas est assis dans le guichet.

Thomas is sitting at the ticket booth.

A 'guichet' is a ticket booth or a window, often in a ticket office or a bank, where you can buy tickets or do business.

Elle a ajouté un peu de guimauve à son chocolat chaud.

English translation of Elle a ajouté un peu de guimauve à son chocolat chaud.

She added a bit of marshmallow to her hot chocolate.

Marshmallow can be translated to 'guimauve' in French and is often added in hot chocolate for a sweet taste.

La jeune fille porte une guimpe blanche.

English translation of La jeune fille porte une guimpe blanche.

The young girl is wearing a white wimple.

A 'guimpe' is a piece of clothing, a type of wimple worn by girls or women usually in a church or formal setting.

Le pêcheur a attrapé un gros guillemot.

English translation of Le pêcheur a attrapé un gros guillemot.

The fisherman caught a large guillemot.

A 'guillemot' is a seabird that resembles a penguin. In this phrase, a fisherman catches one.

Nous allons au guingois.

English translation of Nous allons au guingois.

We are going askew.

'Guingois' is a French term that means 'askew, or not straight.' It typically describes something that is not properly aligned.

Le veau est cuit au guilis.

English translation of Le veau est cuit au guilis.

The veal is cooked with guilis.

Guilis is a made-up word for the purpose of this example. There's no real translation of 'guilis' in the culinary context.

Il a une collection de guimbardes.

English translation of Il a une collection de guimbardes.

He has a collection of Jew's harps.

A 'guimbarde' is a musical instrument, also known as a Jew's harp. In this phrase, it refers to someone who has a collection of them.

J'ai trouvé du gui dans la forêt.

English translation of J'ai trouvé du gui dans la forêt.

I found mistletoe in the forest.

'Gui' in French is translated as 'mistletoe'. This phrase indicates that someone found mistletoe while they were in the forest.

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