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Names of 20 Means of Transportation in French With English Translations

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

This page provides information on the names of 20 different modes of transportation in the French language.

This page provides information on the names of 20 different modes of transportation in the French language.

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.

Here we 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.

2. Train

The train is called train in French.

3. Airplane

The name for airplane in French is avion.

4. Boat

The French name for a boat is bateau.

5. Ship

The ship is called navire in French.

6. Bicycle

The name for bicycle in French is velo.

7. Container Ship

The French word for container ship is porte-conteneurs.

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8. Freight Train

The freight train is called train de marchandise in French.

9. Spacecraft

The French name for spacecraft is vaisseau spatial.

10. Truck

The truck is called camion in French.

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.

14. Rocket

The rocket is called fusée in French.

15. Hot-Air-Balloon

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

16. Metro

The word metro translates to métro in French.

17. Police Car

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

18. Tractor

The French word for a tractor is tracteur.

19. Kick-Scooter

The kick-scooter is called trottinette in French.

20. Fire Truck

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

Learn some pronunciation of the words for transport vehicles in French language!!!

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
  6. A taxi is called car in French.
    • True
    • False
  7. What would you call a tractor in French?
    • Tracteur
    • Tractor
  8. What is the French word for the police-car?
    • Voiture-de-police
    • Voiture
  9. A kick-scooter is called trottinette in French.
    • True
    • False

Answer Key

  1. Camion
  2. Velo
  3. Avion
  4. Voiture
  5. True
  6. False
  7. Tracteur
  8. Voiture-de-police
  9. True

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