The French Back Slang
A new modern dialect has emerged from French Language !
Although it's not the French traditionnal language you must be familiar with this new way of speaking:
We will show you a brief review of the French back slang vocabulary.
The French people in particular young people, like modifying the common words to enjoy itself and be more fashion.
A popular play on words is the BACK SLANG, which consists in saying the syllables of the words back to front, a little as the piglatin in English.
For example, "to eat" which is “Manger” in French becomes " géman ", "firecracker" which is “Pétard” in French becomes " tarpé ", etc.
We would try to explain few words of this traditional dialect !!
"Un policier" will be"Un flic" in slang french tongue.
So the Back slang word for "policier" will be un keuf
Why? flic = fli + que
verlan = que + fli
So If we translate back slang to English it would be :
A "policeman" will be a "cop" in slang English.
So the back slang word for "policeman" could have been "a POC"
Some French Back slang Word:
A man / Un homme /Un mec / Un keum
A woman / Une femme / Une Gonzesse /Une meuf
Naked / Nu / A poil / Aoilpé
A car / Une voiture / Une bagnolle /Une gnolba
A joint /Une cigarette de cannabis/Un petard/ Un tarpé
A disc / Un disque /Un skeud
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