43 French words that start with L is for lOVE!

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Born in Cameroon and adopted at 1 year in France. I spent all my childhood in Alsace before studying in Paris. I like to defend my beautiful country with its strengths and weaknesses. Find me on Linkedin and CV.

Post updated October 18th, 2023 :
– Add number of letters for each word
– Add a printable pdf file of the word list.
– Addition 10 new words beginning with L.
– New table format for the list.
– Definitions added.

Today, we’re diving into the ‘L’ section of the French dictionary.

The French language has a certain lyricism and fluidity, and ‘L’ words often epitomize this beauty.

So, let’s explore together some LLLovely (you got it? 🙂 ) French words that start with L.

French Words That Start With L

So, here’s my list of 43 French words beginning with L, with their :

  • English translation
  • Family : french noun, french adjective, french preposition, french verb…
  • Gender : feminine or masculine
  • Meaning
  • Number of letters (for fans of crosswords or Scrabble)

French WordEnglish TranslationFamily & Gender MeaningNumber of Letters
LacLakeNoun (Masculine)A body of water3 letters
LoiLawNoun (Feminine)Rules governing conduct3 letters
LysLilyNoun (Masculine)A type of flower3 letters
LaitMilkNoun (Masculine)Dairy liquid4 letters
LienLinkNoun (Masculine)Connection between things4 letters
LireTo readVerbUnderstand written text4 letters
LongLongAdjectiveExtended in length4 letters
LoupWolfNoun (Masculine)Wild canine4 letters
LuneMoonNoun (Feminine)Earth’s natural satellite4 letters
LuxeLuxuryNoun (Masculine)High quality or comfort4 letters
LanceSpearNoun (Feminine)Weapon with long shaft5 letters
LargeWideAdjectiveBroad in extent5 letters
LarmeTearNoun (Feminine)Droplet from eye5 letters
LégerLightAdjectiveNot heavy5 letters
LigneLineNoun (Feminine)A straight mark5 letters
LivreBookNoun (Masculine)Written or printed work5 letters
LundiMondayNoun (Masculine)First day of the week5 letters
LoupeMagnifying glassNoun (Feminine)Glass for magnifying5 letters
LacetShoelaceNoun (Masculine)Cord for fastening shoes5 letters
LampeLampNoun (Feminine)Source of light5 letters
LapinRabbitNoun (Masculine)Small mammal5 letters
LégumeVegetableNoun (Masculine)Edible plant part6 letters
LevureYeastNoun (Feminine)Fermenting agent6 letters
LettreLetterNoun (Feminine)Written message6 letters
LacuneGapNoun (Feminine)Empty space6 letters
LangueLanguageNoun (Feminine)System of communication6 letters
LucideLucidAdjectiveClear-minded6 letters
LarderTo lashVerbTo tie tightly6 letters
LavandeLavenderNoun (Feminine)Aromatic flower7 letters
LégendeLegendNoun (Feminine)Myth or story7 letters
LéopardLeopardNoun (Masculine)Large feline7 letters
LumièreLightNoun (Feminine)Source of illumination7 letters
LouangePraiseNoun (Feminine)Approval or admiration7 letters
LaurierLaurelNoun (Masculine)Type of tree7 letters
LyriqueLyricAdjectiveRelating to lyrics7 letters
LibertéLibertyNoun (Feminine)Freedom7 letters
LicorneUnicornNoun (Feminine)Mythical horse7 letters
LogiqueLogicNoun (Feminine)Reasoning7 letters
LointainDistantAdjectiveFar away8 letters
LatitudeLatitudeNoun (Feminine)Geographical coordinate8 letters
LévitationLevitationNoun (Feminine)Floating without support9 letters
LuminaireLight fixtureNoun (Masculine)Object with light bulb9 letters
LibrairieBookstoreNoun (Feminine)Place to buy books9 letters

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French Words That Start With L : Pronunciation (Audio File)

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