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Fruit Names in French for English Readers

I live in India, and I speak Hindi, Punjabi and English very well. I like to learn other languages too.

This article will provide you with the French names for various fruits.

This article will provide you with the French names for various fruits.

French is one of the most prominent languages in the world. The people of France settled their colonies in many countries around the globe. They brought their language wherever they went, and that's why traces of the French language can be found anywhere in the world. It also enjoys the official language status in many countries.

Here we will discuss the names of different fruits in the French language. The French names for the fruits have been provided in the Roman script for the ease of understanding by English readers.

Fruit Name in EnglishFruit Name in French

Mango

Mangue

Apple

Pomme

Banana

Banane

Orange

Orange

Guava

Goyave

Papaya

Papaye

Pear

Poire

Pomegranate

Grenade

Watermelon

Pastèque

Sweet Lemon

Citron Doux

Grapes

Les Raisins

Muskmelon

Cantaloup

Blackberry

La Mûre

Longan

Longan

Peach

Pêche

Jujube

Jujube

Sapodilla

Sapodilla

Sugar-Apple

Pomme à Sucre

Plum

Prune

Sugarcane

Canne à Sucre

Mullberry

Mûrier

Kiwi Fruit

Kiwi Fruit

Date Palm

Palmier Dattier

Coconut

Noix de Coco

Sweet Potato

Patate Douce

Tamarind

Tamarin

Mango

The name for mango in French is mangue.

Apple

The apple is called pomme in French.

Banana

The French name for banana is banane.

Orange

The name for orange in French is orange.

Guava

The guava is called goyave in French.

Papaya

The name for papaya in French is papaye.

Pear

The French name for pear is poire.

Pomegranate

The pomegranate is called grenade in French.

Watermelon

The name for watermelon in French is pasteque.

Sweet Lemon

The French name for sweet lemon is citron doux.

Grapes

The name for grapes in French is les raisins.

Muskmelon

The muskmelon is called cantaloup in French.

Blackberry

The name for blackberry in French is mûre.

Longan

The French name for longan is longan.

Peach

The peach is called pêche in French.

Jujube

The name for jujube in French is jujube.

Sapodilla

The French name for sapodilla is sapodille.

Sugar-Apple

The sugar-apple is called pomme à sucre in French.

Plum

The name for plum in French is prune.

Sugarcane

The French name for sugarcane is cane à sucre.

Mulberry

The mulberry is called mûrier in French.

Kiwifruit

The name for the kiwi fruit in French is kiwi fruit.

Date Palm

The name for date palm in French is palmier dattier.

Coconut

The French name for the coconut is coco.

Sweet Potato

The sweet potato is called patate douce in French.

Tamarind

The name for tamarind in French is tamarin.

It's Quiz Time Now!

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

  1. What would you call an apple in French language?
    • Mure
    • Pomme
  2. What is the name for the plum in French?
    • Prune
    • Murier
  3. What is the name for the watermelon in French?
    • Pasteque
    • Poire
  4. The muskmelon is called ..................... in French.(fill in the blanks)
    • Cantaloup
    • Poire
  5. ................. is the French name for the mango.(fill in the blanks)
    • Goyave
    • Mangue
  6. The French name for the Pomegranate is grenade.
    • True
    • False
    • Not given
  7. The name for the mulberry in French language is murier.
    • True
    • False
    • Not given

Answer Key

  1. Pomme
  2. Prune
  3. Pasteque
  4. Cantaloup
  5. Mangue
  6. True
  7. True

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