When two words have a different meaning even though they sound alike or have the same spelling, they are called homonyms. In today’s episode, find out the different meanings of the word pronounced [vɛʀ]. You’ll also understand how this word has been at the heart of a polemic about the tale Cinderella!
Vocabulary and Spelling of the French Words mentioned in this episode
Vert,e (adj) = green
Ver (nm) = worm
Un rat de bibliothèque = a bookworm
Vers = towards
Vers (nm) = verse, line, line of verse
Verre (nm) = glass
vair (nm) = vair
petit-gris (nm) = Siberian squirrel
Cendrillon = Cinderella
vair (adj) = grey-green, blue-grey
vairon (adj) = walleyed, particoloured
LINKS and RESOURCES
- “Pantoufle de verre / Pantoufle de vair”: http://correctissimo.fr/blog/pantoufle-de-verre-pantoufle-de-vair/
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