Fou du roi

07:10 May 7, 2007
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French to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Games / Video Games / Gaming / Casino / card games
French term or phrase: Fou du roi
A card game, also known as Le larbin de service. It is played in English-speaking countries, apparently, so there must be a name for it. Any ideas?
Libero_Lang_Lab
United Kingdom
Local time: 07:56


Summary of answers provided
3Damn fool
Lidija Lazic
2Court jester, joker
Jean-Claude Gouin


Discussion entries: 3





  

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Damn fool


Explanation:
c'est un jeu de poker en ligne, ou il y a aussi un "peasant" qui doit donner ses deux cartes les plus fortes au Roi.
les autres terminologies de classification sont Prince, Noble et Merchant....

Lidija Lazic
Local time: 08:56
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench, Native in SerbianSerbian
PRO pts in category: 4
Notes to answerer
Asker: a) Damn Fool, as the website link you provide indicates, is a made-up game. It does not exist. b) The rules shown there are absolutely nothing like the rules for fou du roi... I can't see one similarity to be honest... so I'm a bit puzzled by your suggestion.

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Court jester, joker


Explanation:
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Jean-Claude Gouin
Canada
Local time: 02:56
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in category: 3
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