Why is Mona Lisa changed to Jaconde ? And why is bateau mouche and not fluvial?
Freeform Writing Exercise B1
The famous Mona Lisa painting which hangs in the Louvre Museum is known as 'La Joconde' in France ( 'La Gioconda' in Italian) and the Bateaux-Mouches is the name of the famous touristy boats on the Seine in Paris.
p.s. fluvial is an adjective
Hope this helps!
The painting "Mona Lisa" is thought by many to be a portrait of Lisa Gherardini. the wife of Francesco del Giocondo. Hence in Italian it is called "La Gioconda" and in French "La Jaconde".
You can read more about the Bateaux mouches here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bateaux_Mouches
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