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Le petit prince 17 +

Le vocabulaire de chapitres 17-27

faire de l'esprit try to be witty/ clever
être serré tight / close together
entasser to stack
plaire to please
un anneau a ring
éclairé light up
se taire (ils se turent, je me tus, il se tut) to be quiet
une bête an animal
un navire a ship
une énigme a riddle
des racines roots
faire l'ascension to go up (ascend)
un tabouret a stool (a footstool)
des aiguilles needles
aiguisé (aiguiser) sharpened (to sharpen)
faire semblant de ... to pretend
le renard the fox
le pommier apple tree
apprivoiser to tame / to make social
un fusil a gun
chasser / chasseur to hunt / hunter
élever to raise (to breed/ to grow)
créer des liens to create bonds / connections
des pas steps
semblable similar
ensoleillé sunny
un champ de blé a wheat field
des rites rituals
tu n'y gagnes rien you gain nothing!
un passant a passer-by
un aiguilleur a switchman (to switch train tracks)
trier to sort
le tonnerre thunder
être pressé to be in a hurry
gronder to rumble (like a noise)
un échange an exchange
poursuivre to follow
écraser to squish/squash
les vitres "glass" like in windows
enlever to remove
un marchand a merchant
des pilules pills
épargner to save (time or money
un geste de lassitude an act of hopelessness (it's pointless)
un puits a well
de la fièvre a fever
embellir to embellish (to beautify)
enfoui (enfouir) hidden (to bury / to hide)
au fond de at the bottom of
ému 'moved' (I was moved to tears)
clos closed (synonyme de fermé)
une écorce the bark (in this context, the "shell")
s'enfourner dans les rapides to dive into something (with both feet)
ce n'est pas la peine it's not worth it
une girouette a weather-vane
la margelle the edge (of the bucket)
le seau the bucket
aveugle blind
des choux cabbage
une chute a fall
ta machine your plane (in this context)
une ruine a ruin
les jambes pendantes dangling legs (off the wall)
l'endroit the place
du venin venom
fouiller (fouillant) to search / to dig around
son éternel cache-nez d'or the yellow scarf (in this context)
un abîme the abyss
le rire (rire) the laugh (to laugh)
jouer un vilain tour to play a trick on someone
un grelot a small bell
la seconde morsure the second bite
naïf / naïve naive / innocent
un éclair jaune a yellow flash of lightning
la fatigue exhaustion
la courroie a leather strap (for the muzzle)
Created by: mudell