One French Word A Day – Spring 2022

Day 29 – ours

The Learning French 100 Day Project – Sunday, April 17, 2022

I’ve been studying French on and off for about a year. My interest in the language began when I started reading classical French novels by Balzac, Dumas, Flaubert, Stendhal, and others. I’m also a budding armchair historian of the French Revolution. In 2018/19, I spent Christmas and the New Year in Paris. Bonne Année !!

French is a beautiful, musical, romantic language, … and I’m keen on learning it.

For the next 100 days (all of Spring 2022), I’ll focus daily on a French word and use it in sentences. The results of my efforts will surely be hilarious, peppered with errors, and unequivocally bad French … but you gotta have the freedom to fail.

So, without further ado … let’s learn French! Allons-y!


ours (masculine noun) : bear


Un ours a attrapé un poisson et l’a mangé. (A bear caught a fish and ate it.)
Les loups et les ours sont des animaux sauvages.
(Wolves and bears are wild animals.)
Le petit garçon a perdu son ours en peluche.
(The little boy lost his teddy bear.)

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