Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

French translation of “sail”

See all translations

sail

noun /seil/
a sheet of strong cloth spread to catch the wind, by which a ship is driven forward
voile
They are hoisting the sails.
a journey in a ship
voyage en bateau
a sail in his yacht a week’s sail to the island.
an arm of a windmill.
aile
sailboard noun a windsurfer.
planche à voile
sailing noun the activity or sport of navigating a ship or boat that has sails
navigation (à voile)
Sailing is one of his hobbies.
sailing- having a sail or sails
à voiles
sailing-boat.
sailor noun a member of a ship’s crew whose job is helping to sail a ship.
marin
in full sail with all the sails spread
toutes voiles dehors
The ship was in full sail.
Translations of “sail”
in Korean 돛…
in Arabic شِراع…
in Italian vela…
in Chinese (Traditional) 材料, 帆, (風車的)翼板…
in Russian парус…
in Turkish yelken…
in Polish żagiel…
in Spanish vela, paseo/viaje en barco, aspa…
in Portuguese vela…
in German das Segel, die Fahrt, der Windmühlenflügel…
in Catalan vela…
in Japanese 帆…
in Chinese (Simplified) 材料, 帆, (风车的)翼板…
(Definition of sail from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More translations of “sail” in French

Definitions of “sail” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

glacial

made or left by a glacier

Word of the Day

Let’s celebrate! (words and phrases for parties)

by Kate Woodford,
December 17, 2014
​​​ With Christmas and New Year almost upon us, we thought it a good time to look at the language of parties and celebrations. First, let’s start with the word ‘party’ itself. To have or throw a party or, less commonly, to give a party is to arrange a party: We’re having a

Read More 

cinderella surgery noun

December 15, 2014
cosmetic surgery to the feet We have all heard of people having nose jobs, boob jobs and liposuction – but now a new trend growing in popularity in America: Cinderella surgery.

Read More