French vs Aboukir - What's the difference?

french | aboukir |


As a verb french

is to prepare food by cutting it into strips.

As a proper noun aboukir is

a village on the mediterranean coast of egypt which contains several ancient egyptian, greek, and roman structures.

french

Proper noun

(en proper noun)
  • A Romance language spoken primarily in France, Belgium, Switzerland, Quebec, Valle d'Aosta and many former French colonies.
  • * 1997 , Albert Valdman, French and Creole in Louisiana , page 29
  • Almost three quarters of the population 65 and older reported speaking French .
  • * 2004 , Jack Flam, Matisse and Picasso: The Story of Their Rivalry and Friendship , page 18
  • Although he would spend the rest of his life in France, Picasso never mastered the language, and during those early years he was especially self-conscious about how bad his French was.
  • (surname)
  • See also

    * (fr) * Language list

    Noun

  • People of France, collectively.
  • The French and the English have often been at war.
  • * 2002 , Jeremy Thornton, The French and Indian War , page 14
  • On the way, scouts reported that some French were heading toward them across the ice.
  • (informal) Vulgar language.
  • Pardon my French .

    Usage notes

    When used to refer collectively to people of France, the word French is preceded by the definite article or some other determiner.

    Derived terms

    * pardon my French

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Of or relating to France.
  • the French border with Italy
  • Of or relating to the people or culture of France.
  • French customs
  • Of or relating to the .
  • French verbs

    Derived terms

    * French bean, french bean * French berry * French braid * French bread * French-Canadian * French casement * French chalk * French corner * French cowslip * French curl * French curve * French-cut * French defence, French defense * French dip * French door * French dressing, french dressing * French Equatorial Africa * French fact * French fake * French fits * French fries, french fries * French grey * French grip * French Guiana * French Guinea * French harp * French honeysuckle * French horn * French India * French Indochina * French kiss * French knickers * French knot * French lavender * French letter * French lilac * French loaf * French lock * French Louisiana * French maid * Frenchman * French Morocco * French mulberry * French mullet * French mustard * French onion soup * French pancake * French paradox * French pie * French plait * French polish * French Polynesia * French pox * French purple * French Quarter * French red * French Republican Calendar, French Revolutionary Calendar * French rice * French Riviera * French roast * French roll * French roof * French rose * French rye * French sash * French seam * French Somaliland * French sorrel * French Southern and Antarctic Lands * French spacing * French spinach * French stick * French-style * French Sudan * French tickler * French toast, french toast * French Togoland * French trumpet * French tub * * French twist * French vanilla * French West Africa * French window, french window * French wire * Frenchwoman * take French leave

    Verb

    (es)
  • To kiss (another person) while inserting one’s tongue into the other person's mouth.
  • * 1988 , Wanda Coleman, A War of Eyes and other stories , page 151
  • Tom frenched her full in the mouth.
  • To kiss in this manner.
  • * 1995 , Jack Womack, Random Acts of Senseless Violence , page 87
  • Even before I thought about what I was doing we Frenched and kissed with tongues.

    Alternative forms

    * french

    Synonyms

    * French kiss

    See also

    * Franco- * Gallic

    Statistics

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    aboukir

    English

    Alternative forms

    * Abukir, Abu Qir

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • A village on the Mediterranean coast of Egypt which contains several ancient Egyptian, Greek, and Roman structures.
  • A bay outside this village, at the mouth of the Nile, where on 1 August 1798 a British fleet led by (Horatio Nelson) defeated the French in the (Battle of the Nile).
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