Translation of "sun" - English-French dictionary

sun

noun /san/

the round body in the sky that gives light and heat to the earth

soleil
The Sun is nearly 150 million kilometres away from the Earth.

any of the fixed stars

soleil
Do other suns have planets revolving round them?

light and heat from the sun; sunshine

soleil
We sat in the sun
In Britain they don’t get enough sun
The sun has faded the curtains.
sunless adjective

without sun, or lacking sunlight

sans soleil
a sunless room.
sunny adjective

filled with sunshine

ensoleillé
sunny weather.

cheerful and happy

heureux
The child has a sunny nature.
sunniness noun

ensoleillement; gaieté
sunbathe verb

to lie or sit in the sun, especially wearing few clothes, in order to get a suntan

prendre un bain de soleil
She’s sunbathing by the pool.
sunbeam noun

a ray of the sun.

rayon de soleil
sunburn noun

the brown or red colour of the skin caused by exposure to the sun’s rays.

bronzage
sunburned adjective ( sunburnt)

bronzé
sunburnt faces.
sundial noun

a device, usually in a garden, for telling time from the shadow of a rod or plate on its surface cast by the sun.

cadran solaire
sundown noun

(especially American) sunset.

coucher du soleil
sunflower noun

a type of large yellow flower with petals like rays of the sun, from whose seeds we get oil.

tournesol
sunglasses noun plural

glasses of dark-coloured glass or plastic to protect the eyes in bright sunlight.

lunettes de soleil
sunlight noun

the light of the sun

lumière du soleil
The cat was sitting in a patch of sunlight.
sunlit adjective

lighted up by the sun

ensoleillé
a sunlit room.
sunrise noun

the rising of the sun in the morning, or the time of this

lever du soleil
We got up at sunrise.
sunset noun

the setting of the sun, or the time of this

coucher du soleil
the red glow of the sunset.
sunshade noun

a type of umbrella for sheltering a person from the sun; a parasol.

ombrelle; parasol
sunshine noun

the light of the sun

lumière du soleil
The children were playing in the sunshine.

cheerfulness or happiness.

rayonnement
sunstroke noun

a serious illness caused by being in very hot sunshine for too long.

insolation
suntan noun

a brown colour of the skin caused by exposure to the sun

bronzage
I’m trying to get a suntan.
catch the sun

to become sunburnt.

prendre un coup de soleil
under the sun

in the whole world

sous le soleil
I’m sure that he must have visited every country under the sun.

(Translation of “sun” from the PASSWORD English–French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)