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jeune

English translation of jeune

young

The word 'jeune' in French translates to 'young' in English. It is an adjective used to describe someone who is in the early stages of life, has little experience, or in reference to emphasizing freshness or renewal. It is commonly used in contexts such as 'jeune homme' (young man), 'jeune femme' (young woman), and 'jeune âge' (young age). The placement of 'jeune' can vary in the sentence but it usually placed before the noun it is describing.


Example sentences using: jeune

Je suis un jeune artiste.

English translation of Je suis un jeune artiste.

I am a young artist.

The sentence uses 'jeune' to describe the noun 'artiste' (artist), indicating youth or being early in an artistic career.

Elle est une jeune femme.

English translation of Elle est une jeune femme.

She is a young woman.

Here, 'jeune' is modifying 'femme' (woman). The sentence communicates that she is young or in the early part of adulthood.

Il était un jeune garçon

English translation of Il était un jeune garçon

He was a young boy.

The adjective 'jeune' is used to describe a 'garçon' (boy), indicating that he is in his childhood or early adolescence.

Les jeunes gens aiment le sport.

English translation of Les jeunes gens aiment le sport.

Young people love sports.

'Jeunes' is used before 'gens' (people) to collectively refer to the youth or younger generation who enjoy sports.

J'ai rencontré un jeune musicien talentueux.

English translation of J'ai rencontré un jeune musicien talentueux.

I met a talented young musician.

The phrase uses 'jeune' to describe 'musicien' (musician) to imply that the musician is in the early phase of his career, despite being talented.

La jeune fille est ma cousine.

English translation of La jeune fille est ma cousine.

The young girl is my cousin.

In this sentence, 'jeune' is a descriptor for 'fille' (girl), indicating she is in her early years.

Il a une jeune sœur.

English translation of Il a une jeune sœur.

He has a young sister.

'Jeune' is used to describe 'sœur' (sister), which means that the sister is younger than the subject of the sentence.

Le chat est encore jeune.

English translation of Le chat est encore jeune.

The cat is still young.

'Jeune' is used after 'est' (is) to indicate that the cat is still in its early years.

Ma mère était une jeune mariée.

English translation of Ma mère était une jeune mariée.

My mother was a young bride.

'Jeune' modifies 'mariée' (bride) to depict that when the speaker's mother got married, she was young.

Je travaille avec un jeune chef.

English translation of Je travaille avec un jeune chef.

I work with a young boss.

'Jeune' precedes 'chef' (boss) to imply that the boss is young or relatively new in his or her role.

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