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mur

English translation of mur

wall

The French word for 'wall' is 'mur'. It's used in the same way as in English, to refer to a vertical structure that defines and sometimes protects an area. For instance, 'Le chat grimpe sur le mur' means 'The cat is climbing on the wall'.


Example sentences using: mur

Il a construit un mur autour de sa maison.

English translation of Il a construit un mur autour de sa maison.

He built a wall around his house.

In this context, 'mur' is used to describe a protective structure.

J'ai peint un tableau sur le mur.

English translation of J'ai peint un tableau sur le mur.

I painted a picture on the wall.

This phrase explains someone's action of painting a picture on the wall. 'Mur' translates to 'wall' in English.

Il est au pied du mur.

English translation of Il est au pied du mur.

He is at the foot of the wall.

It's a French idiomatic expression, meaning someone is forced to face an unavoidable situation or obstacle.

Le chat grimpe le mur.

English translation of Le chat grimpe le mur.

The cat is climbing the wall.

This shows that 'mur' can also be used to refer to actual physical barriers.

Le mur de ma chambre est blanc.

English translation of Le mur de ma chambre est blanc.

The wall of my room is white.

This sentence describes the color of the speaker's room wall.

Je dois nettoyer le mur.

English translation of Je dois nettoyer le mur.

I need to clean the wall.

In this example, 'mur' is used in the context of housekeeping.

Le mur sépare les deux maisons.

English translation of Le mur sépare les deux maisons.

The wall separates the two houses.

This sentence describes a structural use of a wall ('mur').

Il est interdit de dessiner sur le mur.

English translation of Il est interdit de dessiner sur le mur.

It is forbidden to draw on the wall.

This is a rule or instruction forbidding drawing on a wall ('mur').

Les enfants aiment grimper le mur.

English translation of Les enfants aiment grimper le mur.

Children like to climb the wall.

In this context, 'mur' is used to imply a playful activity of children.

Le mur a besoin de réparations.

English translation of Le mur a besoin de réparations.

The wall needs repairs.

This sentence talks about the maintenance needs of a wall ('mur').

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