Belle vs. jolie

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Belle vs. jolie

What is the difference between belle and jolie? I had assumed that they both meant beautiful, but I guess I am wrong?

Asked 1 year ago
ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

They have a different connotation:

Jolie: nice, pretty
Beau/belle: beautiful, handsome

If you want to make a compliment to the woman of your heart, the stronger one would be to say, tu es belle.

Belle vs. jolie

What is the difference between belle and jolie? I had assumed that they both meant beautiful, but I guess I am wrong?

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