2021-04-27 - MOLKOÏ French Club - Online French Class - Beginner - Préfixe français Re- (Re- French Prefix)

Goals: To Know How to Use the French Prefix Re-

 

La date du jour

 

Aujourd’hui, nous sommes le mardi vingt-sept avril deux mille vingt-et-un

= Today is Tuesday, April 27, 2021

 

 

Notes et Vocabulaire

(Notes and Vocabulary)

 

 

un homme à tout faire = a handyman

j’en ai marre = I ‘m fed up

il a des choses énervantes = there are some upsetting things

un avis, une opinion = an opinion

 

je suis à la retraite = I am retired

 

je suis content de ne plus travailler = I’m happy that I don’t work anymore

remplir = to fill up

 

tu m’étonnes ! = you think?!

 

a pie = une tarte

 

 

 

Préfixe français Re-

(Re- French Prefix)

 

Significations de Re-

(Meanings of Re-)

 

→ refaire (to do again, to redo)

 

monter = to go up/to climb up

remonter = to go up again

dire = to say

redire = to say again

 

→ retourner à un endroit, une condition ou un état d’esprit

(To return to a previous location, condition, or state of being)

 

venir = to come

revenir = to come back

s’habituer = to accustom (someone to something)

se réhabituer = to reaccustom (someone to something)

 

→ appuyer un verbe (to emphasize a verb)

doubler = to double

redoubler = to increase, to redouble


 

 

 

Re- et ses variantes

(Re- and its variations)

 

Re- is added to verbs that begin with a consonant or h aspiré:

 

Vendre (to sell) → revendre (to resell)

Hausser (to raise) → rehausser (to heighten)

 

Res- becomes Res- in front of a verb starting with s:

 

Sortir (to go out) → ressortir (to go out again)

 

Ré- and r-, in front of a vowel or h muet :

 

entrer (to go home) → rentrer (to return home)

écrire (to write) → réécrire (to write again

 

alternative spelling = récrire