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Pronunciation: /œ̃(n); yn/

Translation of un in English:

det (pl des)

  • 2il y avait des roses et des lis there were roses and lilies il y a des gens qui trichent there are some people who cheat
  • 3il fait un froid or un de ces froids! it's so cold! elle m'a donné une de ces gifles! she gave me such a slap! il y a un monde aujourd'hui! there are so many people today!

pron (pl uns, unes)



fière comme pas une

extremely proud

il est menteur comme pas un

he's the biggest liar

un pour tous et tous pour un

all for one and one for all

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