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French Construction Vocabulary

French Construction Vocabulary

This page covers a complete list of French construction vocabulary including words such as la construction (construction), le bâtiment (building), le chantier (construction site) and l’ouvrier du bâtiment (construction worker).

la construction

  • la construction construction
  • le chantier building site
  • le ciment cement
  • la bétonnière cement mixer
  • l’ouvrier du bâtiment construction worker
  • le maçon builder
  • la ceinture à utils toolbelt
  • l’échaufaudage scaffolding
  • le chariot de levage fork-lift truck
  • l’échelle ladder
  • le mur wall
  • la fenêtre window
  • le chevron rafter
  • la palette pallet
  • construire to build
  • la casque de sécurité hard hat
  • la poutre grinder
  • la poutre beam
  • le bois wood
  • la brique brick
  • le bloc de béton concrete block
  • la tuile roof tile
  • le niveau à bulle spirit level
  • le marteau de forgeron sledgehammer
  • la pioche pickaxe
  • la pelle shovel le tombereau dump truck
  • le rouleau compresseur roller
  • la grue crane
  • le bardeau roof single

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