French Sentence of the Day

Sentence

Le cinéma est en face de la boulangerie.

Translation

The cinema stands opposite the bakery.



Analysis


le
     1. art. The (definite article).
     2. art. Used before abstract nouns; not translated in English.
     3. art. (before parts of the body) The; my, your, etc.
     4. art. (before units) A, an.
     5. pron. (direct object) Him, it.
     6. pron. (used to refer to something previously mentioned or implied; not translated in English).
cinéma
     1. n. cinema (the art of making films and movies)
     2. n. cinema (the film and movie industry)
     3. n. cinema (film or movies as a group)
     4. n. cinema (movie theatre)
     5. n. (informal) playacting, drama, fuss
est
     1. adj. east
     2. n-m. east
     3. v. third-person singular present indicative of être
     être
          1. v. to be
          2. v. (auxiliary) Used to form the perfect and pluperfect tense of certain verbs (including all reflexive verbs)
          3. v. (auxiliary) to be (Used to form the passive voice)
          4. n. being, creature
en
     1. prep. in (used to indicate space)
     2. prep. by (used to indicate means)
     3. prep. as
     4. prep. at (used to describe an ability)
     5. prep. of, made of (used to describe composition)
     6. prep. in (during the following time (used for months and years))
     7. prep. (followed by a gerund) while
     8. prep. (followed by a gerund) by, in (describing a way of getting something)
     9. prep. in (used to describe color)
     10. prep. in (used to describe feelings)
     11. prep. in (as part of something)
     12. pron. (ngd, Used as the object of a verb to indicate an indefinite quantity; of it, of them. Replaces the partitive article (du, de la, etc.))
     13. pron. (ngd, Adverbial preposition indicating movement away from a place already mentioned.)
face
     1. n. face (anatomy)
     2. n. surface, side
     3. n. face (geometry)
     4. n. head (of a coin)
en face
     1. prep. opposite
de
     1. prep. of (expresses belonging)
     2. prep. of (used to express property or association)
     3. prep. from (used to indicate origin)
     4. prep. of (indicates an amount)
     5. prep. used attributively, often translated into English as a compound word
     6. prep. from (used to indicate the start of a time or range)
     7. prep. used after certain verbs before an infinitive, often translated into English as a gerund or an infinitive
     8. prep. by (indicates the amount of change)
     9. art. (indefinite) some; any (in questions or negatives)
     10. art. (negative) a, an, any
en face de
     1. prep. opposite
la
     1. art. the (definite article).
     2. pron. her, it (direct object).
     3. n-m. (music) la, the note 'A'.
de la
     1. art. Of the
     2. art. Some; the feminine partitive article.
boulangerie
     1. n. bread shop; bakery


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