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Nouns (Barrons)

6.2 Home and Furnishings

a wall un mur
the ceiling le plafond
the floor le plancher
a corner un coin
a step, stair une marche
to miss/trip on a step rater une marche
a rug un tapis
a Persian rug un tapis persan
the carpet la moquette
the parquet floor le parquet
a door une porte
a window une fenêtre
to look out the window regarder par la fenêtre
a pane of glass une vitre
to clean the windows faire les vitres
a shutter (n) un volet
to open the shutters ouvrir les volets
a blind, shade un store
to lower the shade descendre le store
a curtain, some curtains un rideau, des rideaux
shower curtain un rideau de douche
wallpaper le papier peint
It's about time to replace the wall paper. Il serait temps de changer les papiers peints.
a bathtub une baignoire
a (bathroom) sink une lavabo
a shower une douche
to install installer
to put in a shower stall installer une cabine de douche
to equip, outfit équiper
a kitchen equipped with an exhaust fan une cuisine équipée d'une hotte aspirante
an oven un four
a refrigerator un réfrigérateur
a fridge un frigo
Put the cola in the fridge. Mets le coca au frigo.
the heat le chauffage
to have central heating installed faire installer le chauffage central
a radiator un radiateur
a heating stove un poêle
an oil furnance un poêle à mazout
the electricity, current l'électricité (f)
the gas le gaz
a gas stove une cuisinière à gaz
the light la lumière
a (light) switch un interrupteur
(electrical) current le courant (électrique)
The power is out. Il y a une coupure de courant.
a wall socket, plug une prise (de courant)
a button, switch un bouton
to illuminate éclairer
This lamp doesn't throw much light. Cette lampe éclaire mal.
illumination, lightning l'éclairage (m)
an indirect lighting un éclairage indirect
a floor lamp un lampadaire
comfortable confortable
uncomfortable inconfortable
comfort (n) le confort
an apartment with all the modern conveniences un appartement tout confort
a piece of furniture un meuble
Louis XV-style furniture des meubles Louis XV
a table une table
a desk; office un bureau, des bureau (pl)
a chair une chaise
an armchair un fauteuil
a cushion un coussin
a (bed) pillow un oreiller
the furnishings l'ameublement (m)
a sofa, couch un canapé
a leather sofa un canapé en cuir
a sofa un sofa
a bed un lit
a double bed un grand lit
a night table une table de nuit/ de chevet
a wardrobe, armoire une armoire
a mirrored wardrobe une armoire à glace
a closet, built-in cabinet un placard
a drawer un tiroir
a dresser, bureau une commode
a shelf une étagère
to arrange books on the shelves ranger des livres sur les étagères
a frame un cadre
a picture, some pictures un tableau, des tableaux
to hang a picture accrocher un tableau
a lamp une lampe
to turn on/off a lamp allumer/éteindre une lampe
a vase un vase
mirror une glace, un miroir
mud, slush (not to be confused with le vase) la vase
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