Weekly French Words with Lya – Bugs and Insects


Welcome back to French weekly words.
In France, let’s discover this week’s new theme. This week is bugs and insects. Eww!
When you are going to see a bug you won’t be screaming in French, Oh mon Dieu! Une cafard!
let’s go. First one is abeille
Abeille is bee. Bees make honeys. Les abeilles font du miel.
honey. Next one is: Araignée, spider. Spiderman, Spiderman, which in French is L’homme
araignée, l’homme araignée. It doesn’t sound that great in French, right?
There is a spider on the ceiling. Il y a une araignée au plafond. When you say this about
someone, it means he is bit crazy in the head, Il y a une araignée au plafond. he’s got
spider on the ceiling. Next one is: Chenille, caterpillar. La chenille mange des feuilles.
The caterpillar eats leaves. Next one is: fourmi
Fourmi is an ant. There is this famous book series The Ants. So in French, it is Le fourmi
by famous author Bernard Werber. Les fourmis vivent sous la terre.
Ants live underground. Next one is: Moustique, mosquito. Let the mosquito – no! I am woken up by
the mosquitoes at night. Les moust iques me réveillent la nuit . If it comes here and
the bzzzz and then get beaten. Mosquito repellants. Anti-moustique .
You want to buy one of these if you come visit France in summer. So just ask the store for
Anti-moustique and you will have a way better vacation. The end, and now you can express all the disgusting things crawling around the earth, in French which is way more fancy. Check the
word list and website. Leave a comment for your favorite insect or the one you dislike
the most. And I see you which is next week for more French words. Bye.

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8 thoughts on “Weekly French Words with Lya – Bugs and Insects

  1. I knew the moment that my French comprehension had increased was when I had a dream about l'araignée! I woke up disgusted…but pleased☆

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