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Names of Common Drinks and Beverages in French

I live in India, and I speak Hindi, Punjabi and English very well. I have also been learning some more languages.

This article covers information about the names of some common drinks and beverages in the French language.

This article covers information about the names of some common drinks and beverages in the French language.

Drinks are an important part of our food. We consume several drinks for many reasons. Some of them are for pleasure, whereas others are for health benefits. The consumption of certain drinks also depends on the seasons and the weather.

This page will provide a useful list of drinks and beverages in the French language. This could be helpful for people who wish to travel to a French-speaking area. The French words for beverages have also been provided alongside their English translations to help readers learn them.

Names of common drinks and beverages in French

English NameFrench Name

Water

L'eau

Milk

Lait

Juice

Jus

Wine

Vin

Cold Drink

Boisson Froide

Tea

Thé

Decoction

Décoction

Vinegar

Vinaigre

Beer

Bière

Syrup

Sirop

Distilled Beverage

Boisson Distillée

Water

The name of water in French is l'eau.

Milk

The word for milk in French is lait.

Juice

The French translation of the word juice is jus.

Wine

The French name for wine is vin.

Cold Drink

The name for a cold drink in French is boisson froide.

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Tea

The word for tea in the French language is thé.

Decoction

The French translation of the word decoction is décoction.

Vinegar

The name for vinegar in the French language is vinaigre.

Beer

The French name for beer is bière.

Syrup

The French word for syrup is sirop.

Distilled Beverage

The French word for a distilled beverage is boisson distillée.

It's quiz time now!

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

  1. What is the French name for milk?
    • Lait
    • Jus
  2. What would you call syrup in the French language?
    • Sirop
    • Vinaigre
  3. The French word for water is thé.
    • True
    • False
  4. The word for a cold drink in the French language is boisson froide.
    • True
    • False

Answer Key

  1. Lait
  2. Sirop
  3. False
  4. True

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