How can you differentiate between Stepfather and Father in law? Is it just context?
Short answer: indeed, the same word is used for both, step-father and father-in-law. In archaic French, there used to be parâtre (and marâtre) for step-father (and step-mother). But they aren't used anymore.
Sign in to submit your answer
Don't have an account yet? Join today
Test your French to the CEFR standard