Saturday, January 29, 2000

le noyau

The French word of the day is le noyau. It means the nucleus of a cell.  It can also mean pit or kernel, or, more figuratively, the center, core, or origin of something.
  • Il y a des fruits à pépins et des fruits à noyau.
There are fruits with seeds and fruits with pits.
  • Tout au centre de la planète se trouve un noyau solide contenant principalement du fer.
In the very center of the planet is a core made mostly of solid iron. 

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