If you’re travelling to a French-speaking country with your baby or toddler, you may need to find baby equipment on arrival. Do you know the French words for ” pram”, “high chair”, “bib”, etc? Listen to this episode to save yourself a lot of hassle and be able to clearly communicate what you need for your bundle of love!
Vocabulary and Spelling of the French Words mentioned in this episode
Un cosy = infant car seat; baby bouncer
Un transat = a bouncer
Un berceau = a cradle, a crib
Un lit parapluie = a portacot
Un body = onesie? vest?
Une veste = a jacket
Un siège auto = a car seat
Un bavoir = bib
Un biberon = a baby bottle
Une tétine = teat ; dummy, pacifier
Un gobelet = a sippy cup, a plastic cup
Une tasse à paille = cup with a straw
Une poussette = a pram
Une poussette canne = a stroller
Un landau = pram (baby lying down)
Un porte-bébé = a baby carrier
Une baignoire = a bathtub
Une couche = a nappy, a diaper
Un carré de coton = a cotton square
Une lingette = a wipe
Un sac à couches = nappy bin bags
Une poubelle = a bin
Un lange = a wrap
Un sac à langer = a nappy bag
Une table à langer / un plan à langer = a change table, a change station
Un matelas à langer = change mattress
Un pot = potty
Une chaise haute = a high chair
Un réhausseur = a booster
Un anneau de dentition = teething ring
Un mouche-bébé = a nasal aspirator
Du sérum physiologique = physiological saline
Un coussinet d’allaitement
Un coussin d’allaitement
Un parc = a playpen
LINKS and RESOURCES
- Episode 112: “French books for babies/toddlers“
- Episode 124: “French songs for babies/toddlers“
- Episode 71: “Position of adjectives (PART 1): “voiture rouge” or “rouge voiture”?“
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