le tournesol

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Part of speech: noun

Sound file: tournesol

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Translation 1: sunflower

La fleur nationale de l’Ukraine est le tournesol. – The national flower of Ukraine is the sunflower.

J’aime bien les graines de tournesol, mais pas l’huile de tournesol. – I like sunflower seeds but not sunflower oil.

Translation 2: litmus

Il va acheter du papier de tournesol. – He’s going to buy some litmus paper.


  • tourner – to turn
  • le soleil – sun

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