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French Names for Modes of Transportation (With English Translations)

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20 different modes of transportation in the French language

20 different modes of transportation in the French language

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Transport is an essential part of day-to-day life. It is, therefore, possible to say that vehicles are also a very important part of our lives.

This article will discuss the names of different vehicles in the French language. The French words for vehicles have also been provided alongside their English meanings in a list to help readers learn them easily.

Names of 20 means of transportation in French with English meanings

#Transport Vehicle Name in EnglishTransport Vehicle Name in French

1

Car

Voiture

2

Train

Train

3

Airplane

Avion

4

Boat

Bateau

5

Ship

Navire

6

Bicycle

Velo

7

Container Ship

Porte-Conteneurs

8

Freight Train

Train de Marchandise

9

Spacecraft

Vaisseau Spatial

10

Truck

Camion

11

Motorcycle

Moto

12

Taxi

Taxi

13

Helicopter

Hélicoptère

14

Rocket

Fusée

15

Hot-Air-Balloon

Montgolfière

16

Metro

Métro

17

Police car

Voiture de police

18

Tractor

Tracteur

19

Kick Scooter

Trottinette

20

Fire Truck

Camion de pompier

1. Car

The French word for car is voiture.

Voiture

Voiture

2. Train

The train is called train in French.

Train

Train

3. Airplane

The name for airplane in French is avion.

Avion

Avion

4. Boat

The French name for a boat is bateau.

Bateau

Bateau

5. Ship

The ship is called navire in French.

Navire

Navire

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6. Bicycle

The name for bicycle in French is velo.

7. Container Ship

The French word for container ship is porte-conteneurs.

Porte-conteneurs

Porte-conteneurs

8. Freight Train

The freight train is called train de marchandise in French.

Train de marchandise

Train de marchandise

9. Spacecraft

The French name for spacecraft is vaisseau spatial.

Vaisseau spatial

Vaisseau spatial

10. Truck

The truck is called camion in French.

Camion

Camion

11. Motorcycle

The word for motorcycle in the French language is moto.

12. Taxi

The French word for the taxi is taxi.

13. Helicopter

The French translation of the word helicopter is hélicoptère.

Hélicoptèr

Hélicoptèr

14. Rocket

The rocket is called fusée in French.

Fusée

Fusée

15. Hot-Air-Balloon

The French word for a hot-air-balloon is montgolfière.

Montgolfière

Montgolfière

16. Metro

The word metro translates to métro in French.

Métro

Métro

17. Police Car

A police-car is called voiture-de-police in French.

Voiture-de-police

Voiture-de-police

18. Tractor

The French word for a tractor is tracteur.

Tracteur

Tracteur

19. Kick-Scooter

The kick-scooter is called trottinette in French.

Trottinette

Trottinette

20. Fire Truck

A fire-truck is called camion-de-pompier in French.

Camion-de-pompier

Camion-de-pompier

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