If there was ever a word to give you that warm fuzzy feeling, Coucou is
The formal way to say hello in French is “Bonjour”, which literally translates to “Good day”. There are a whole bunch of accompanying rules to saying bonjour properly. French people hold a lot of stock in saying Bonjour as a greeting, before proceeding into further conversation. Even small children are expected to know these manners at a young age.
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All this formality though doesn’t cover those occasions when French people are ready to let their hair down: when talking to their loved ones.
Originally meant as the English version of Peek-a-boo for young children, Coucou has grown beyond that initial sentiment. Today, it has become the French one-word version of “Hi my darling, how are you!?
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Bonjour vs Coucou
Now to be clear, Coucou is a rather recent addition to the French dictionary. It
So next time instead of saying the
A bientôt !
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