What is correct: j'ai mal au pied or j'ai mal aux pieds? Since it can be translated into "I have a foot ache" or "My feet hurt."

  • Ça dépend si tu as mal à un pied ou aux deux, tu n'en dis pas assez. Both are correct, depending on what you want to say. I have a footache doesn't tell if one one or both of your feet ache. But we're on the wrong site to discuss this. – None Aug 28 '16 at 18:33

J'ai mal au pied.

Veut dire qu'un de mes deux pieds me fait mal. (Just one of my feet hurts)

J'ai mal aux pieds.

Veut dire que j'ai mal à mes deux pieds. (My feet hurt)

Ceci dit si j'ai mal à un seul pied je dirais plus volontiers :

Mon pied me fait mal.

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What is the question since you answered it already? Mal au pied means one foot, Mal aux pieds means both feet.

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