How Do You Pronounce This Word in French?

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  1. nubka

    nubka Well-Known Member

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    I just bought a dram of perfume oil called Feu de Bois. How do you pronounce that? Also, what does it mean? (it's a warm, woodsy fire-like scent.)

    Thanks! :) :)
     
  2. IceAlisa

    IceAlisa Port de bras!!!

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    Means Wood Fire or Forest Fire. Not sure how to explain the Feu pronunciation but bois is pronounced Bwa.

    Here ya go with feu: http://www.forvo.com/word/feu/
     
  3. millyskate

    millyskate Well-Known Member

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    Fuh duh bwa :)
     
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  4. neptune

    neptune New Member

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    Try this--hold your nose and say the word "foot" but leave off the T. :) The rest is easy, as other posters have described.

    What does it mean? It means, "If you don't like the smell of this perfume, then you're about as intelligent as a shiitake mushroom." ;)
     
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  5. IceAlisa

    IceAlisa Port de bras!!!

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    :lol:
     
  6. neptune

    neptune New Member

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    :)
     
  7. GREGORY

    GREGORY Active Member

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    Is it from Dyptique ?
     
  8. nubka

    nubka Well-Known Member

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    Nope. Ava Luxe. :respec: