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drug addiction
| Slang 02 Apr 2020
Are you a “Shlag”? Slang Weekly #10

Slang words are used to describe a category of person. For instance “une tchoin” is an easy girl, “un srab” is a brother. Today, let’s see another category of person in French Slang : “les […]

sleep
| Slang 26 Mar 2020
What is “la Flemme” ? French Slang #9

In a lot of songs, French speaking rappers talk about something called “Flemme”. What is it? Let’s find out together! • Origins French slang is often created by mixing two languages. Most of the time […]

sadness
| Slang 19 Mar 2020
What does “Seum” mean? French Slang #8

There is a word than youth French people use a lot. It’s “seum”. For sure, it’s even more used since everybody in France is confined at home. Did you get it? This word mainly means […]

kaaris tchoin music video
| Slang 14 Mar 2020
What is a “Tchoin”? Slang #7

Rappers often talk about women. However, they have a lot of way to call them. It can be lovely or really dirty, depending on the context. Today, I will speak about the dirty way to […]

| Slang 05 Mar 2020
What does “Bouffe” mean? French Slang #6

France is famous for a lot of different things. French gastronomy is one of them. Fine wine, cheese, omelette du fromage, bourguignon, souflé, ratatouille. Today we are not going to talk about gastronomy, but about […]

French poor area
| Slang 28 Feb 2020
“Hess”, French Slang #5

Poverty and misery have always been a subject in rappers’ lyrics. This can be easily understood because Hip-Hop was born in the poor suburbs of New-York. In France, rap is coming from poor neighborhoods too.  […]

marijuana
| Slang 20 Feb 2020
Slang Weekly #4 : “la Moula”

Rappers have a lot of ways to speak about money in the USA. This is the same in France. Let’s have a look at one of these : “mula”.  Most of the time it’s written […]

letters and words
| Slang 13 Feb 2020
Slang Weekly #3 : « le Verlan »

Through this series, we will explain to you some French slang. Who knows? It might come-in-handy someday. In France, most words contain at least two syllables. French words are usually “bigger” than English ones. French […]

letters and words
| Slang 06 Feb 2020
Slang weekly #2 : “Srab”

Through this series, we will explain to you some French slang. Who knows? It might come-in-handy someday. Most languages have various ways to say “friends”. France isn’t an exception. In French slang there are dozen […]

letters and words
| Slang 02 Feb 2020
Slang weekly #1: « Grailler »

Through this series, we will explain to you some French slang. Who knows? It might come-in-handy someday. The word of the day is a verb: “Grailler”. It may possibly come from old French (during the […]