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Questions concernant l'équivalent français d'une expression ou d'un mot d'une autre langue.

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Has any 19th century author used the term “Galles” for “Gauls” except Étienne Pivert de Senancour in “Obermann”?

Asking other questions (How and when was the name "Pays de Galles" constructed in French?) I found from a comment (see username in last part of that question) about an entry from a 19th ...
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What is the French word for “retrodict”?

I was wondering what was the French word for retrodict, which means: State a fact about the past based on inference or deduction, rather than evidence. I looked up rétrodicter, which seems to be ...
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How to tell when to use the descriptive de and the possessive de

Here's the theory I've been trying to apply: https://www.lawlessfrench.com/grammar/de-vs-du-de-la-des-description/ What it's telling me is that figuring out when to use de or de/de la/des is more than ...
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La « crosse amovible de mitraillage/tir par rafales » : emploi et autres propositions ?

Je lisais qu'un an après la tuerie de la Saint-Valentin à Parkland en Floride (États-Unis) on avait réussi à faire étendre « en décembre l'interdiction des bump stocks à l'ensemble des États-Unis » ...