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10 Words for Metals in French With English Translations

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This article will provide information about the names of different types of metals in the French language.

This article will provide information about the names of different types of metals in the French language.

The metals are an important component of life. We use different kinds of metals for different purposes according to their properties. Some of the examples of their applications are the machines made for transportation, aerospace, computers, construction, and farming. Here we will discuss the names used for 10 different metals in the French language.

The French names have been provided alongside their English translations to help English readers learn them.

Words for metals in French and English

English Name for MetalFrench Name for Metal

Iron

Fer

Copper

Cuivre

Gold

Or

Silver

Argent

Steel

Acier

Lead

Conduire

Zinc

Zinc

Brass

Laiton

Bronze

Bronze

Tin

Étain

1. Iron

The translation of the word iron in the French language is fer.

2. Copper

The French translation of the word copper is cuivre.

3. Gold

The word gold translates to or in the French language.

4. Silver

The French translation of the word silver is argent.

5. Steel

The translation of the word steel in the French language is acier.

6. Lead

The French name for the metal lead is conduire.

7. Platinum

The French word for platinum is platine.

8. Brass

The translation of the word brass in the French language is laiton.

9. Bronze

The French translation of the word bronze is bronze.

10. Tin

The translation of the word tin in the French language is étain.

It's quiz time now!

For each question, choose the best answer. The answer key is below.

  1. What is the French name for gold?
    • Or
    • Fer
  2. What is the name for silver in French?
    • Argent
    • Bronze
  3. What is the French name for brass?
    • Laiton
    • Conduire
  4. Steel is called acier in French?
    • True
    • False

Answer Key

  1. Or
  2. Argent
  3. Laiton
  4. True

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