La Chandeleur

The 2nd of February is known as Chandeleur, la fête des chandelles, or le jour des crêpes - learn all about it in this video. Below, you'll find the transcript - click any phrase to read the English and follow links to related French grammar lessons.

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Candles in french

Quelle est la différence entre une chandelle, un cierge and une bougie ?

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JimC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor
https://www.wordreference.com/fren/bougie

You may like to try the link above for the various versions of candle.

Briefly :- Une Chandelle is more slim and more fine and taller than a bougie.

Un cierge is a fat bougie often seen on a church alter.

Candles in french

Quelle est la différence entre une chandelle, un cierge and une bougie ?

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