Senses in French - Les Sens

French Words Related to the Five—or Is It Six?—Senses

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Learn French words and verbs related to the five senses, as well as some French vocabulary related to the sixth sense.

The Five Senses - Les Cinq Sens

Sight - la vue, la vision

to look (at) - regarder

to see - voir

visual (adj) - visuel

eye - un œil, eyes - les yeux

 

Hearing - l'ouïe (fem)

to listen (to) - écouter

to hear - entendre

aural (adj) - oral

ear - une oreille

 

Taste - le goût

to taste (actively) - goûter

to taste (passively) - sentir (le goût de)

gustatory (adj) - gustatif

tongue - la langue

 

Smell - l'odorat (masc)

to smell (actively: to sniff) - renifler

to smell (passively) - sentir

olfactory (adj) - olfactif

nose - le nez

 

Touch - le toucher

to touch - toucher

to feel - sentir

tactile (adj) - tactile

hand - la main, skin - la peau

The Sixth Sense - Le Sixième Sens

ESP/extrasensory perception - la perception extrasensorielle

clairvoyance - la voyance, le don de double vue

psychic (adj) - télépathe

psychic (noun) - un médium, un(e) télépathe