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Google Translation:
Le thé est un arbrisseau d'une forme agreste, haut de cinq ou six pieds, commun à la Chine et au Japon ; il se plaît dans les lieux escarpés ; on le trouve plus souvent sur le penchant des collines et le long des rivières

le
     1. art. The (definite article).
           Le lait du matin. - The milk of the morning.
           Je suis le valeureux Don Quichotte de la Manche, le défaiseur de torts et le réparateur d’iniquités. - I am the valiant Don Quixote of La Mancha, the undoer of wrongs and the repairer of iniqui
     2. art. Used before abstract nouns; not translated in English.
     3. art. (before parts of the body) The; my, your, etc.
           Il s’est cassé la jambe. - He has broken his leg.
     4. art. (before units) A, an.
           Cinquante kilomètres à l’heure. - fifty kilometres an hour
     5. pron. (direct object) Him, it.
     6. pron. (used to refer to something previously mentioned or implied; not translated in English).
           Je suis petit et lui, il l’est aussi. - I am small and he is too ("he is it too", i.e., "he is small too").
et le lundi
le coffre entier
thé
     1. n. tea (especially made from leaves of the tea plant)
est
     1. adj. east
     2. n-m. east
     3. v. third-person singular present indicative of être
ça y est
tout le monde est-il monté
un
     1. art. an, a
     2. num. one
     3. n-m. one
     4. pron. one
pendant un mois
et parfois un sanglot
arbrisseau
     1. n-m. bush; shrub
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
des petits points de feu
gagnant ceux de la ville
une
     1. num. feminine singular of un
     2. art. a / an (feminine indefinite article)
     3. n. front page (of a publication)
une gloire locale
un homme et une femme
forme
     1. n. shape (geometrical representation)
     2. n. shape (physical appearance)
     3. n. form
agreste
     1. adj. rustic
haut
     1. adj. high
     2. adj. tall
     3. adv. high
     4. n. top
en haut
la traitant du haut de sa position sociale
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
de temps en temps
écouta de nouveau
cinq
     1. num. five
           Mon père a cinq sœurs. - My father has five sisters.
cinq cent mille livres de revenu
ou
     1. conj. or
     2. conj. either...or
           Ou il est fou ou il est bête. - Either he's mad or he's stupid.
ou, plutôt
un jour ou l'autre
six
     1. n-m. six
avec six chevaux au lieu de quatre
ces six personnes formaient le fond de la voiture
pieds
     1. n. plural of pied
pieds et poings liés
les pieds sur la cheminée
commun
     1. adj. common (widespread)
     2. adj. common (popular)
     3. adj. common (of low class)
     4. adj. communal
à se chauffer au foyer commun
à
     1. Letter. A with grave accent, a letter used in French mostly to distinguish some homographs and in transliteration.
     2. prep. to (destination)
           Je vais à Paris. - I am going to Paris.
           aller au bout - go to the end / go all the way
     3. prep. to (until)
           Le spectacle sera de 18h à 21h. - The show will be from 6 pm to 9 pm.
     4. prep. on the, to (some directions)
           tournez à gauche ! - turn to the left!
           tournez à droite ! - turn to the right!
           Le vent vire au nord. - The wind turns north.
           L'école est à gauche. - The school is on the left.
     5. prep. at (said of a particular time)
           Je pars à cinq heures - I am leaving at five.
           à dix heures et quart - at quarter past ten
     6. prep. at, in, on (said of a particular place)
           à la maison - at home
           à l'hôtel - at the hotel
           au bar - in the bar
           au bois - in the woods
           J'habite à trois kilomètres d'ici. - I live three kilometers from here.
     7. prep. of (belonging to)
           C'est un ami à moi. - This is a friend of mine.
           Cette voiture est à John. - This is John's car.
           le chien à Marie - Mary's dog nonstandard
     8. prep. till, until (used in farewells)
           Salut, à demain. - Bye, till tomorrow. / Bye, see you tomorrow.
           à plus tard - see you later
     9. prep. (cuisine) cooked in or with
           Steak au poivre - Steak with pepper sauce
     10. prep. Used to make compound nouns to state what something is used for
           moulin à poivre - pepper mill
           sac à dos - backpack
           boite à musique - music box
     11. prep. (before an infinitive) to (used to express something not completed)
           Il y a de nombreuses choses à faire. - There are many things to do.
           Il reste deux tâches à finir. - There are two things left to finish.
           Il y a de la bière à boire. - There's some beer to drink.
           l'équipe à battre - the team to beat
     12. prep. Used to describe a part of something, often translated into English as a compound adjective
           un animal à quatre pattes - a four-legged animal
           une femme au visage pâle - a pale-faced woman
           un homme à longue barbe - a long-bearded man OR a man with a long beard
           une chemise à manches courtes - a short-sleeved shirt
           une maison aux murs de brique - a brick-walled house / a house with brick walls
     13. prep. by
           peu à peu - bit by bit
           minute à minute - minute by minute
           jour à jour - day by day
     14. prep. or, to (used to express an approximate number)
           six à sept personnes - six or seven people
           vingt à trente ans - twenty/thirty years
           tous les cinq à six ans - every five or six years
     15. prep. Used to indicate the recipient of certain phrasal verb.
           mettre le feu à - to set fire to
           clouer le bec à - to shut (someone) up
           donner la chasse à - to give chase to
     16. prep. , translation=Even though hunger and destitution tormented us sometimes, and even almost always, nothing caused us as much torment as being witnesses to the unheard-of cruelties that my master exercis
     17. prep. , chapter=XL
     18. prep. with
           On peut remarquer, à ce propos, que ce n'est pas non plus dans des livre à prétention plus ou moins scientifique que Kraus avait l'habitude de chercher les instruments dont il avait besoin pour
à l'ennemi
et tout à coup
la
     1. art. the (definite article).
     2. pron. her, it (direct object).
     3. n-m. (music) la, the note 'A'.
la dernière
au bout de la rue
chine
     1. v. first-person singular present indicative of chiner
     2. v. third-person singular present indicative of chiner
     3. v. first-person singular present subjunctive of chiner
     4. v. second-person singular imperative of chiner
et
     1. conj. and
et me voici
et, avec lui
au
     1. contraction. contraction of à le (to the, for the, at the)
           Il étudie la musique au conservatoire. - He studies music at the conservatory.
au dessert
mais au dîner
     à
          1. Letter. A with grave accent, a letter used in French mostly to distinguish some homographs and in transliteration.
          2. prep. to (destination)
                Je vais à Paris. - I am going to Paris.
                aller au bout - go to the end / go all the way
          3. prep. to (until)
                Le spectacle sera de 18h à 21h. - The show will be from 6 pm to 9 pm.
          4. prep. on the, to (some directions)
                tournez à gauche ! - turn to the left!
                tournez à droite ! - turn to the right!
                Le vent vire au nord. - The wind turns north.
                L'école est à gauche. - The school is on the left.
          5. prep. at (said of a particular time)
                Je pars à cinq heures - I am leaving at five.
                à dix heures et quart - at quarter past ten
          6. prep. at, in, on (said of a particular place)
                à la maison - at home
                à l'hôtel - at the hotel
                au bar - in the bar
                au bois - in the woods
                J'habite à trois kilomètres d'ici. - I live three kilometers from here.
          7. prep. of (belonging to)
                C'est un ami à moi. - This is a friend of mine.
                Cette voiture est à John. - This is John's car.
                le chien à Marie - Mary's dog nonstandard
          8. prep. till, until (used in farewells)
                Salut, à demain. - Bye, till tomorrow. / Bye, see you tomorrow.
                à plus tard - see you later
          9. prep. (cuisine) cooked in or with
                Steak au poivre - Steak with pepper sauce
          10. prep. Used to make compound nouns to state what something is used for
                moulin à poivre - pepper mill
                sac à dos - backpack
                boite à musique - music box
          11. prep. (before an infinitive) to (used to express something not completed)
                Il y a de nombreuses choses à faire. - There are many things to do.
                Il reste deux tâches à finir. - There are two things left to finish.
                Il y a de la bière à boire. - There's some beer to drink.
                l'équipe à battre - the team to beat
          12. prep. Used to describe a part of something, often translated into English as a compound adjective
                un animal à quatre pattes - a four-legged animal
                une femme au visage pâle - a pale-faced woman
                un homme à longue barbe - a long-bearded man OR a man with a long beard
                une chemise à manches courtes - a short-sleeved shirt
                une maison aux murs de brique - a brick-walled house / a house with brick walls
          13. prep. by
                peu à peu - bit by bit
                minute à minute - minute by minute
                jour à jour - day by day
          14. prep. or, to (used to express an approximate number)
                six à sept personnes - six or seven people
                vingt à trente ans - twenty/thirty years
                tous les cinq à six ans - every five or six years
          15. prep. Used to indicate the recipient of certain phrasal verb.
                mettre le feu à - to set fire to
                clouer le bec à - to shut (someone) up
                donner la chasse à - to give chase to
          16. prep. , translation=Even though hunger and destitution tormented us sometimes, and even almost always, nothing caused us as much torment as being witnesses to the unheard-of cruelties that my master exercis
          17. prep. , chapter=XL
          18. prep. with
                On peut remarquer, à ce propos, que ce n'est pas non plus dans des livre à prétention plus ou moins scientifique que Kraus avait l'habitude de chercher les instruments dont il avait besoin pour
     le
          1. art. The (definite article).
                Le lait du matin. - The milk of the morning.
                Je suis le valeureux Don Quichotte de la Manche, le défaiseur de torts et le réparateur d’iniquités. - I am the valiant Don Quixote of La Mancha, the undoer of wrongs and the repairer of iniqui
          2. art. Used before abstract nouns; not translated in English.
          3. art. (before parts of the body) The; my, your, etc.
                Il s’est cassé la jambe. - He has broken his leg.
          4. art. (before units) A, an.
                Cinquante kilomètres à l’heure. - fifty kilometres an hour
          5. pron. (direct object) Him, it.
          6. pron. (used to refer to something previously mentioned or implied; not translated in English).
                Je suis petit et lui, il l’est aussi. - I am small and he is too ("he is it too", i.e., "he is small too").
japon
     1. n-m. japanware
     2. n-m. Japanese porcelain
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 se tut
il se leva
se
     1. pron. The third-person reflexive and reciprocal direct and indirect object pronoun.
     2. pron.          (to) himself
     3. pron.          (to) herself
     4. pron.          (to) oneself
     5. pron.          (to) itself
     6. pron.          (to) themselves
     7. pron.          (to) each other
on se coucha
ses yeux se fermèrent
plaît
     1. v. third-person singular present indicative of plaire
dans
     1. prep. in (inside)
           Il habite dans le quartier le plus riche de Paris. - He lives in the richest district of Paris.
     2. prep. in, into (from outside, to inside)
           Mettre l'argent dans la poche.
             Put money into one's pocket.
     3. prep. in, within (a longer period of time)
           Je serai prêt dans une heure.
             I'll be ready in one hour.
     4. prep. out of, from
           Il prend le beurre dans le réfrigérateur.
             He takes the butter out of the fridge.
     5. prep. (with respect to time) during
           dans un temps donné - during a given time
     6. n. plural of dan
dans cette neige
étendu dans un fauteuil
les
     1. art. plural of le: the
     2. art. plural of la: the
     3. pron. plural of le: them
     4. pron. plural of la: them
les femmes se serrèrent
derrière les volets fermés
lieux
     1. n. plural of lieu
escarpés
     1. adj. masculine plural of escarpé
on
     1. pron. (indefinite) one, people, you, someone (an unspecified individual)
           On ne peut pas pêcher ici - You can’t fish here
     2. pron. (personal, informal) we
           On s’est amusés. - We had fun.
on accepta
on hésitait
le
     1. art. The (definite article).
           Le lait du matin. - The milk of the morning.
           Je suis le valeureux Don Quichotte de la Manche, le défaiseur de torts et le réparateur d’iniquités. - I am the valiant Don Quixote of La Mancha, the undoer of wrongs and the repairer of iniqui
     2. art. Used before abstract nouns; not translated in English.
     3. art. (before parts of the body) The; my, your, etc.
           Il s’est cassé la jambe. - He has broken his leg.
     4. art. (before units) A, an.
           Cinquante kilomètres à l’heure. - fifty kilometres an hour
     5. pron. (direct object) Him, it.
     6. pron. (used to refer to something previously mentioned or implied; not translated in English).
           Je suis petit et lui, il l’est aussi. - I am small and he is too ("he is it too", i.e., "he is small too").
mais le comte
et le voyage recommença
trouve
     1. v. first-person singular present indicative of trouver
     2. v. third-person singular present indicative of trouver
     3. v. first-person singular present subjunctive of trouver
     4. v. third-person singular present subjunctive of trouver
     5. v. second-person singular imperative of trouver
je paye du champagne si l'on en trouve dans l'établissement
... moi, je trouve qu'il se conduit très bien, cet officier
plus
     1. adv. more, -er (used to form comparatives of adjectives)
           Ton voisin est plus moche que mon frère. - Your neighbour is uglier than my brother.
           Le tien est beaucoup plus grand que le mien. - Yours is much bigger than mine.
           Elle est plus belle que sa cousine. - She is more beautiful than her cousin.
           Elles sont toutes plus entêtées les unes que les autres. - They are each more stubborn than the last.
     2. adv. more, -er (used to form comparatives of adverbs)
           Elle le fait plus rapidement que lui. - She does it more quickly than he does.
           plus vite ! - faster!
     3. adv. (after a verb) more, -er (indicating a higher degree or quantity)
           Je travaille plus en ce moment. - I am working more at the moment.
           Je veux faire plus. - I want to do more.
     4. adv. (before a noun) more (indicating a greater quantity; followed by de)
           Elle a plus de chocolat. - She has more chocolate.
           Plus de la moitié reste. - More than half is left.
           Il n'y a plus de travail. - There is no more work.
     5. adv. more (supplementary, preceded by de)
           Une heure de plus et il serait mort. - One more hour and he would be dead.
           Un kilo de plus, s'il vous plaît. - One more kilo, please.
     6. adv. (preceded by a definite article) the most, -est (used to form superlatives of adjectives and adverbs)
           la plus grande - the biggest
           le plus difficile - the most difficult
     7. adv. (usually with the negative particle ne, see usage notes below) no longer, not ... any more
           Tu n'existes plus. - You no longer exist. / You don't exist any more.
     8. n-m. plus, the symbol +
     9. v. first-person singular past historic of plaire
     10. v. second-person singular past historic of plaire
     11. v. ====Participle====
     12. v. (obsolete) masculine plural past participle of plaire
ne s'arrêta plus
quoi de plus simple
souvent
     1. adv. often
           Je visite la France trop souvent.
             I visit France too often.
souvent braves à outrance
la renouvela souvent dans la soirée;
sur
     1. prep. on, upon
     2. prep. on top of
     3. prep. from on top of
     4. prep. above
     5. prep. out of
           sept sur dix - seven out of ten
     6. prep. in the case of
     7. prep. about, concerning
     8. adj. sour
les pieds sur la cheminée
parurent en avant sur la route
le
     1. art. The (definite article).
           Le lait du matin. - The milk of the morning.
           Je suis le valeureux Don Quichotte de la Manche, le défaiseur de torts et le réparateur d’iniquités. - I am the valiant Don Quixote of La Mancha, the undoer of wrongs and the repairer of iniqui
     2. art. Used before abstract nouns; not translated in English.
     3. art. (before parts of the body) The; my, your, etc.
           Il s’est cassé la jambe. - He has broken his leg.
     4. art. (before units) A, an.
           Cinquante kilomètres à l’heure. - fifty kilometres an hour
     5. pron. (direct object) Him, it.
     6. pron. (used to refer to something previously mentioned or implied; not translated in English).
           Je suis petit et lui, il l’est aussi. - I am small and he is too ("he is it too", i.e., "he is small too").
et le coeur serré
le comte s'approcha
penchant
     1. n. penchant
     2. v. present participle of pencher
de le considérer en penchant le verre
des
     1. art. plural of un; some; the plural indefinite article.
     2. art. plural of une; some; the plural indefinite article.
     3. art. plural of du; some; the plural partitive article.
     4. art. plural of de la; some; the plural partitive article.
     5. art. plural of de l'; some; the plural partitive article.
     6. contraction. Contraction of de + les (of the, from the, some).
des étoiles
des deux mains
     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
     les
          1. art. plural of le: the
          2. art. plural of la: the
          3. pron. plural of le: them
          4. pron. plural of la: them
collines
     1. n. plural of colline
et
     1. conj. and
et ajoutait
et elle ajouta
le
     1. art. The (definite article).
           Le lait du matin. - The milk of the morning.
           Je suis le valeureux Don Quichotte de la Manche, le défaiseur de torts et le réparateur d’iniquités. - I am the valiant Don Quixote of La Mancha, the undoer of wrongs and the repairer of iniqui
     2. art. Used before abstract nouns; not translated in English.
     3. art. (before parts of the body) The; my, your, etc.
           Il s’est cassé la jambe. - He has broken his leg.
     4. art. (before units) A, an.
           Cinquante kilomètres à l’heure. - fifty kilometres an hour
     5. pron. (direct object) Him, it.
     6. pron. (used to refer to something previously mentioned or implied; not translated in English).
           Je suis petit et lui, il l’est aussi. - I am small and he is too ("he is it too", i.e., "he is small too").
le comte étouffait
le comte s'approcha
long
     1. adj. long
montaient le long des maisons
filait rapidement le long des murs
des
     1. art. plural of un; some; the plural indefinite article.
     2. art. plural of une; some; the plural indefinite article.
     3. art. plural of du; some; the plural partitive article.
     4. art. plural of de la; some; the plural partitive article.
     5. art. plural of de l'; some; the plural partitive article.
     6. contraction. Contraction of de + les (of the, from the, some).
des fruits
des pâtés
     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
     les
          1. art. plural of le: the
          2. art. plural of la: the
          3. pron. plural of le: them
          4. pron. plural of la: them
rivières
     1. n. plural of rivière
où de blanches rivières de lard traversaient la chair brune du gibier
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