英语词汇中有28%是来自法语,所以大家会发现英语和法语里经常会出现长得很像,甚至是长得一模一样的单词和表达,这一系列的文章就给大家介绍一些英语里的法语单词,对大家学习英语和法语都很有帮助哦!

英语里的法语词汇(三)

ballet    芭蕾
a classical type of dance

beau geste    优雅的姿态;故作大方
literally "beautiful gesture"; gracious gesture; also, a gesture noble in form but meaningless in substance. in French : a selfless/generous/fair-play act.

Beaux-Arts    美术,艺术(包括绘画、雕塑、建筑、音乐、舞蹈、木刻等)
monumental architectural style of the early 20th century made famous by the Académie des Beaux-Arts

beaucoup    很多,许多
plenty, lots of, much; merci beaucoup: thanks a lot; misused in slang, for example "beaucoup money" (French would add the preposition de : "beaucoup d'argent"), especially in New Orleans, LA. Occasionally corrupted to Bookoo, typically in the context of French influenced by Vietnamese culture.

bel esprit (pl. beaux esprits)     才子, 才华出众的人
literally "fine mind"; a cultivated, highly intelligent person

belle    美女,美人
a beautiful woman or girl. Common uses of this word are in the phrases the belle of the ball (the most beautiful woman or girl present at a function) and southern belle (a beautiful woman from the southern states of the US)

Belle Époque    美丽时代
a period in European social history that began during the late 19th century and lasted until World War I.

belles-lettres    纯文学
literally "fine letters"; literature regarded for its aesthetic value rather than its didactic or informative content; also, light, stylish writings, usually on literary or intellectual subjects

bien fait !    干得好!做得很棒!
literally "well done"; used to express schadenfreude when someone is well-deservedly punished

bien pensant    善于思考
literally "well thinking"; right thinking, orthodox. Commonly implies willful blindness to dangers or suffering faced by others. The noun form bien-pensance is rarely seen in English.

blasé    疲倦不堪的,厌倦的
unimpressed with something because of over-familiarity, jaded.

Bleu celeste     天蓝色
literally "sky blue", is a rarely-occurring tincture in heraldry (not being one of the seven main colours or metals or the three "staynard colours").

bon appétit    祝你胃口好,祝你用餐愉快
literally "good appetite"; enjoy your meal

bon mot     警语,妙语
well-chosen word(s), particularly a witty remark

bon vivant     享乐主义者,享受舒适生活的人
one who enjoys the good life, an epicurean

bon voyage    祝你旅途愉快
literally "good journey"; have a good trip!

bonjour    你好(早上或下午使用的问候语)
"good day", a standard greeting in the morning or afternoon

bonne chance    祝你好运
"good luck" (as in, 'I wish you good luck')

les boules    厌烦
(vulgar) literally "the balls"; meaning that whatever you are talking about is dreadful

bourgeois    中产阶级分子,商人,资产阶级
member of the bourgeoisie. The word used to refer to shopkeepers living in towns in the Middle Ages. Now the term is derogatory, and it applies to a person whose beliefs, attitudes, and practices are conventionally middle-class.

bric-à-brac    (乱堆的)旧货,破烂货,乱七八糟的一堆破烂
small ornamental objects, less valuable than antiques; a collection of old furniture, china, plate and curiosities. Cf. de bric et de broc, corresponding to our "by hook or by crook", and brack, refuse.

brioche    奶油蛋卷
a sweet yeast bun, kind of a crossover between a popover and a light muffin; French also use the term as slang for 'potbelly', because of the overhang effect.
法语俚语中也用这个词语形容大肚子或大腹便便的人。

brunette    棕色头发的女子
a brown-haired girl. For brown-haired man, French uses brun and for a woman brune. "Brunette" is rarely used in French, unless in old literature, and its masculine form, "brunet" (for a boy), is almost unheard of.
法语中现在已经很少使用这个词。

bureau (pl. bureaux)     办公室
office. Also means "desk" in French.
这个词在法语中既有办公室也有办公桌的意思。

声明:双语文章中,中文翻译仅代表译者个人观点,仅供参考。如有不妥之处,欢迎指正。