10 difficult words to pronounce

Hi guys!

How’s that French? More specifically, how’s your pronunciation going?

Everyone talk about how difficult is to pronounce the “r” in French, but what about the words ending in -ille? That’s really a tough one!

Here are some of the most difficult words to pronounce in French:

-Mille-feuille
-Brouilly
-Bouilloire
-Pneu
-Grenouille
-Oeil
-Chirurgien
-Caoutchouc
-Écureuil
-Serrurerie

I think that if you can pronounce them aaaall correctly, you’re ready to be the president of France! :crazy_face:

What others come to your mind?

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They’re tongue twisters for sure! :open_mouth:
And speaking of that the other day someone taught me this one: “Un chasseur sachant chasser sans son chien est un bon chasseur”, can you say it fast? :woozy_face:

I think I pronounced them all correctly apart of one word: “Brouilly”.
Also, what does “Brouilly” means? It’s the only word I don’t know the translation.
Thank you! Merci! :fr:

Hi Deborah!

That’s a great question! Brouilly is an appellation for red wines produced from vineyards in central-north Beaujolais region. :wine_glass:

Here’s a photo of a Brouilly wine.

As you can see at the end of the label, it’s a wine with designation of “Appellation d’origine contrôlée”. You can read more about it in this post: Protected Designation of Origin - Gastronomy - #5 by Flortapha :slightly_smiling_face:

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Hahaha definitely really hard! But fun also, this gave an idea for a new post, thank you Sofi! :wink:

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