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Names of Transport Vehicles in French With English Meanings

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

Transportation is an essential part of everyday life. Consequently, we can say that vehicles are also a very important part of our lives.

Here we will discuss the names of different vehicles in the French language.

Names of transport vehicles in French with English meanings

Transport Vehicle Name in EnglishTransport Vehicle Name in French

Car

Voiture

Train

Train

Airplane

Avion

Boat

Bateau

Ship

Navire

Bicycle

Velo

Container Ship

Porte-Conteneurs

Freight Train

Train de Marchandise

Spacecraft

Vaisseau Spatial

Truck

Camion

Motorcycle

Moto

Car

The French word for car is voiture.

Train

The train is called train in French.

Airplane

The word for airplane in French is avion.

Boat

The French name for boat is bateau.

Ship

The ship is called navire in French.

Bicycle

The word for bicycle in French is velo.

Container Ship

The French word for container ship is porte-conteneurs.

Freight Train

The freight train is called train de marchandise in French.

Spacecraft

The French name for spacecraft is vaisseau spatial.

Truck

The truck is called camion in French.

Motorcycle

The word for motorcycle in the French language is moto.

It's quiz time now!

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

  1. What is the French name for truck?
    • Camion
    • Moto
  2. What would you call a bicycle in the French language?
    • Velo
    • Navire
  3. What is the French name for airplane?
    • Avion
    • Porte-conteneurs
  4. What would you call a car in French?
    • Voiture
    • Vaisseau spatial
  5. The boat is called bateau in French?
    • True
    • False

Answer Key

  1. Camion
  2. Velo
  3. Avion
  4. Voiture
  5. True

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