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What is your name

French translation: comment vous appelez vous ?

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12:15 Jul 29, 2001
English to French translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
English term or phrase: What is your name
What's your name?
Stuart
French translation:comment vous appelez vous ?
Explanation:
comment t'appeles tu ? is less casual
Yacine
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yacine
Local time: 12:26
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Summary of answers provided
naComment t'appelles-tu ?
jgal
naComment t'appelles-tu ?
Andrei Vrabtchev
na -2comment vous appelez vous ?yacine


  

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6 mins
Comment t'appelles-tu ?


Explanation:
This is the most common way, amongst young people, and literally means "what are you called". An alternative, more direct translation would be 'quel est ton nom' or 'quel est votre nom' for somebody older.

jgal
Local time: 12:26
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 932
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1 hr peer agreement (net): -2
comment vous appelez vous ?


Explanation:
comment t'appeles tu ? is less casual
Yacine


yacine
Local time: 12:26
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic, Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 157
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  jgal: comment t'appelles-tu (2 'l's + hypen before 'tu') is MORE casual than the 'vous' form, which is rather more formal!!!
17 mins

disagree  xxxHenri: vous is less casual
2 days 15 hrs
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19 hrs
Comment t'appelles-tu ?


Explanation:
P.S. Good luck :)))


    personal experience
Andrei Vrabtchev
Bulgaria
Local time: 13:26
Native speaker of: Native in BulgarianBulgarian, Native in EnglishEnglish
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