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FLVS French 4

Le francais en Louisiane Francais IV

QuestionAnswer
les Acadiens Acadians
un alligator alligator
un amateur (=fan) de jazz a jazz fan
de l’andouille sausage made of chitterlings
un arrondissement a block, a neighborhood
une attraction an attraction
un balcon en fer forge wrought iron a balcony
un bateau à vapeur a steamboat
un bâtiment en briques brick building
un bayou = un marécage a bayou, a swamp
un beignet a doughnut
les Cajuns Cajuns
la capitale the capital city
un comptoir a trading post
une crevette a shrimp
la croyance belief, faith, creed, dogma
un crustacé a crustacean
cultiver to grow, to harvest
une demeure home, residence, house
une digue dyke, sea wall
une écrevisse craw fish
un endroit , un lieu a place
les épices (fem.) spices
une étouffée d'écrevisses crawfish stew
un « Fais dodo » a dance party
un fleuve a river
la gloire d'antan the former glory
un hongan voodoo priest
les incantations (fem.) spells, magic potions
la joie de vivre love of life
insouciant(e) carefree
Laissez les bons temps rouler! Let the good times roll!
macabre disturbing or horrifying
“manger au lance-pierre “ have a bite to eat
un mélange a mix
les mets (masc.) = les plats (masc.) the dishes
le niveau de la mer sea level
un ouragan hurricane
la Nouvelle-Orléans New Orleans
une pirogue canoe
une plantation de coton a cotton plantation
le pouding au pain break pudding
un rituel a ritual (religious, magic, etc)
le riz rice
la Traite Négriaire (Black) slave trade
la rue Bourbon Bourbon street
un tram a street-car , trolley
la planche à laver the wash board
le quai the dock
les rampes (fem.) the railings
récolter to harvest
les réfugiés (masc.) the refugees
s'éparpiller to be scattered
la soupe gombo gumbo
les soucis (masc.) the troubles
succulent delectable
le surnaturel the supernatural
un témoignage testimony, account, story
le tifa usical triangle
le Voodoo Religion created when African and Catholic beliefs blended together.
une trompette trumpet
la véranda veranda
le vieux-carré the French quarter