← French Vocab Builder

houx

English translation of houx

holly

The word 'houx' in French translates to 'holly' in English. It is primarily used to refer to an evergreen plant with red berries, traditionally used for Christmas decorations in many cultures. Just like in English, 'houx' can be used in various contexts where the holly plant or symbol is being referred to.


Example sentences using: houx

J'ai un gros houx sur la gorge.

English translation of J'ai un gros houx sur la gorge.

I have a big tickle in my throat.

This sentence uses the word 'houx' to describe a feeling of tickling in someone's throat.

Le chat est dans l'houx des feuilles mortes.

English translation of Le chat est dans l'houx des feuilles mortes.

The cat is in the nook of the dead leaves.

This sentence describes where a cat might be hiding by saying it is in the 'houx' (nook) of some fallen leaves.

Je suis fatigué et j'ai un houx de sommeil.

English translation of Je suis fatigué et j'ai un houx de sommeil.

I am tired and I want to sleep.

In this sentence, the speaker expresses their desire for rest by saying they are experiencing an 'houx' of sleepiness.

Made with JoyBird
True