Lexis Rex Home

French Sentence Analyser

Use this page to analyse and learn French text. You can copy text into the box below or get a random sentence from our database. Press the Analyse button to get translations of the text and words.



Google Translation:
Il n'a aucun goût en matière d'art

il
     1. pron. he (third-person singular masculine subject pronoun for human subject)
     2. pron. it (third-person singular subject pronoun for grammatically masculine objects)
     3. pron. Impersonal subject; it
           Il pleut. - It’s raining.
il salua
il demanda
ne
     1. part. (literary) not (used alone to negate a verb; now chiefly with the verbs pouvoir, savoir, cesser and oser)
     2. part. not, no (used before a verb, with a subsequent element following; see Usage Notes, below)
     3. part. Used in a subordinate clause before a subjunctive verb (especially when the main verb expresses doubt or fear), to provide extra overtones of doubt or uncertainty (but not negating its verb); the so-c
     4. part. In comparative clauses usually translated with the positive sense of the subsequent negative
           apprendre le français est plus facile qu'on ne pense - learning French is easier than you think
ne s'arrêta plus
ne songeait à elle
a
     1. pron. (Quebec, colloquial) alternative form of elle she
     2. v. third-person singular present indicative of avoir
           Elle a un chat. - She has a cat.
a dix
a moi
     avoir
          1. n. asset, possession
          2. v. to have (to own; to possess)
                J'aimerais avoir 20 dollars. - I would like to have 20 dollars.
          3. v. (intransitive, with à) to have (to), must
                J'ai à vous parler. - I have to talk to you.
          4. v. (auxiliary) to have (auxiliary verb to form compound past tenses of most verbs)
                J'ai parlé. - I have spoken.
          5. v. to have (a condition)
                J'ai faim. - I have hunger.
                J'ai froid. - I have cold.
          6. v. to have (a measure or age)
                Elle a 19 ans. - She has 19 years.
          7. v. to have (to trick)
                Tu t'es fait avoir. - You've been had.
          8. v. to have (to participate in an experience)
                avoir des relations sexuelles - to have sexual relations
aucun
     1. adj. no, none, not any
           Il n'a aucun désir de construire des temples.
             He hasn't any desire to build temples.
     2. pron. none, no-one
           Aucun d'entre eux n'a été capable de répondre.
             No one among them could give an answer.
mais elle n'en tenait aucun compte
aucun marchand de vin ne se montraient
goût
     1. n. taste, flavour
           C'est un goût subtil. - It's a subtle taste.
     2. n. taste, discrimination
           Ils ont le même goût musical. - They have the same taste in music.
           Nous avons des activités pour tous les goûts. - We have activities for all tastes.
     3. n. taste (sense)
           La langue est l'organe du goût. - The tongue is the organ of taste.
     4. n. appetite
           Le malade ne trouvait goût à rien. - The patient didn't have any appetite. (literally: The patient didn't find an appetite for anything.)
changeait le goût des aliments
bien que ces plaisanteries fussent d'un goût déplorable
en
     1. prep. in (used to indicate space)
           J'habite en Angleterre. - I live in England.
     2. prep. by (used to indicate means)
           aller en bus - go by bus
           partir en voiture - leave by car
     3. prep. as
           Il me traite en ami. - He treats me as a friend.
           habillé en père Noël - dressed as Father Christmas
     4. prep. at (used to describe an ability)
           fort en histoire - good at history
     5. prep. of, made of (used to describe composition)
           une chaise en hêtre - a chair made of beech/a beech chair
           une fourchette en métal - a fork made of metal/a metal fork
     6. prep. in (during the following time (used for months and years))
           en 1993 - in 1993
           en janvier - in January
           en septembre 2001 - in September 2001
     7. prep. (followed by a gerund) while
     8. prep. (followed by a gerund) by, in (describing a way of getting something)
           C'est en trichant qu'il est devenu champion. - It was by cheating that he became champion.
     9. prep. in (used to describe color)
           une photo en noir et blanc - a photo in black and white
     10. prep. in (used to describe feelings)
           en détresse - in distress
           en bonne humeur - in a good mood
     11. prep. in (as part of something)
           en équipe - on a team
     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.))
           Tu as combien de livres ? J'en ai trois. - How many books do you have? I have three (of them).
           Y a-t-il beaucoup de pièces ? Oui. Il y en a beaucoup. - Are there many rooms? Yes, there are many (of them).
           Martin a trois sandwichs, mais j'en ai seulement deux. - Martin has three sandwiches, but I have only two (of them).
           Il y en a combien ? - How many of them are there?
           Je bois de l'alcool parce que j'en ai besoin - I drink alcohol because I need (of) it.
     13. pron. ngd, Adverbial preposition indicating movement away from a place already mentioned.
           Est-ce qu'elle vient de Barcelone ? Oui, elle en vient. - Does she come from Barcelona? Yes, she does.
en haut
s'en allait à pied
matière
     1. n. material (substance of which something is made)
     2. n. matter (material things, things in general)
           matière organique - organic matter
     3. n. (physics) matter
     4. n. matter (that which is thought)
     5. n. content, matter (the thing in question)
     6. n. subject (at school)
de
     1. prep. of (expresses belonging)
           Paris est la capitale de la France. - Paris is the capital of France.
     2. prep. of (used to express property or association)
           Œuvres de Fermat - Fermat’s Works
           Elle est la femme de mon ami. - She is my friend’s wife.
           le voisin de Gabriel - Gabriel's neighbor
     3. prep. from (used to indicate origin)
           Elle vient de France. - She comes from France.
           Êtes-vous de Suisse ? - Are you from Switzerland?
           Ce fromage vient d’Espagne. - This cheese is from Spain.
           C’est de l’ouest de la France. - It’s from the west of France.
           Le train va de Paris à Bordeaux. - The train goes from Paris to Bordeaux.
     4. prep. of (indicates an amount)
           5 kilos de pommes. - 5 kilograms of apples.
           Un verre de vin - A glass of wine
           Une portion de frites - A portion of fries
     5. prep. used attributively, often translated into English as a compound word
           Un jus de pomme - Apple juice
           Un verre de vin - A glass of wine
           Une boîte de nuit - A nightclub
           Un chien de garde - A guarddog
           Une voiture de sport - A sportscar
           Un stade de football - A football stadium
     6. prep. from (used to indicate the start of a time or range)
           De 9:00 à 11:00 je ne serai pas libre. - From 9 to 11 I won’t be free.
           Je travaille de huit heures à midi. - I work from 8 o'clock to noon.
           un groupe de cinq à huit personnes - a group of from five to eight people
     7. prep. used after certain verbs before an infinitive, often translated into English as a gerund or an infinitive
           J’ai arrêté de fumer. - I stopped smoking.
           Il continue de m’embêter. - He keeps annoying me.
           Elle m’a dit de venir. - She told me to come.
           Nous vous exhortons de venir. - We urge you to come.
     8. prep. by (indicates the amount of change)
           Boire trois tasses par jour réduirait de 20 % les risques de contracter une maladie. - Drinking three cups a day would reduce the risks of catching an illness by 20%.
     9. art. (indefinite) some; any (in questions or negatives)
           Je voudrais de la viande. - I would like some meat.
           Est-ce qu'il y a de la bonne musique ? - Is there any good music?
           Nous cherchons du lait. - We're looking for some milk.
     10. art. (negative) (pas de) a, an, any
           Elle a pas de mère. - She doesn't have a mother.
           Il a pas de crayon. - He doesn't have a pencil.
           J'ai pas de temps. - I don't have any time.
     11. n. abbreviation of dame
ronde de partout
à tour de rôle
en matière de
     1. prep. with respect to, in regard to, in respect of, as regards, regarding, when it comes to
art
     1. n. art (something pleasing to the mind)
Dictionary entries from Wiktionary