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Clothes - winter / Les vêtements d'hiver (v)

Useful French list of winter clothes

Vocab

Une garde-robe Wardrobe (content)
Un bonnet Hat / bonnet
Un cache-oreilles A pair of earmuffs
Une cagoule Open-face balaclava / ski mask
Un passe-montagne Balaclava / ski mask
Une écharpe Scarf
Les gants Gloves
Les moufles Mittens
Les mitaines Fingerless gloves
Le pull Jumper / sweater
Le pull-over Pullover
Le gilet Cardigan
Un maillot de corps Undershirt
La laine Wool
Le polaire Fleece
Une doudoune Parka
Le manteau Coat
La fausse fourrure Fake fur
Un imper(méable) Mac / raincoat
Une combinaison de ski Ski-suit
Un pyjama PJs
Un collant Tights
Un legging A pair of leggings
Les chaussettes Socks
Les bottes Boots
Une couche Layer
Mettre To put on
Enfiler To slip on

Q&A Forum 1 question, 1 answer

AntonioA1Kwiziq community member

Mettre/Porter/Habiller

What is the difference between these three verbs? As far as I can understand, they all mean to dress.

Asked 1 year ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Antonio, 

Just slightly different meanings 

Mettre = To put on

Porter = to wear

Habiller = to dress someone

S'habiller = to dress 

They will be used differently -

e.g.

Aujourdhui il fait très froid, je mets mon gros manteau d' hiver Today it's very cold, I am putting on my big winter coat

If you describe someone you will say -

Elle porte une jupe, un pull et des bottes en cuir She's wearing a skirt, a sweater, and leather boots

You are more likely to use the 's'habiller' for,  to dress -

Ma mère s'habille toujours de manière élégante = My mother always dresses elegantly 

Hope this helps!

 

Mettre/Porter/Habiller

What is the difference between these three verbs? As far as I can understand, they all mean to dress.

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