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The French sentence "Bonne fête des pères"

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French to English

  • Translation : Have a good father's Day

  • Register : Neutral - Basic - Celebration




  • IPA : / bɔn fɛt de pɛʁ /

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What does it mean exactly?


It literally means:

This is a classic way to wish your father a happy Father's Day in French.

How to use

Pretty simple, just say to your father "Bonne fête des pères" or "Bonne fête papa." or even "Joyeuse fête des pères".

If you want to be more ceremonious, use instead the super full version "Je te souhaite une joyeuse/bonne fête des pères papa." (I wish you a happy/good father's day dad.)

Fun fact

In Quebec, "Joyeuse fête" doesn't have the same meaning as in France, it means "Happy birthday". While in France, to say "Happy birthday" we use "Joyeux anniversaire".

So if your dad is from Quebec, be careful!

Synonyms / Related

↓ Example in a story with French audio ↓

Finally, let's see an example in a parallel story with slow audio.

Une lettre pour papa

A letter for dad

Aujourd'hui c'est la fête des pères.
Today is Father's Day.
Brigitte a donc décidé d'écrire une lettre à son père...
Brigitte decided to write a letter to her father...
BrigittePapa, j'ai décidé de t'écrire une lettre pour te dire à quel point tu es important pour moi.
Dad, I decided to write you a letter to tell you how important you are to me.
BrigitteEt te dire que je suis heureuse d'avoir un père comme toi.
And to tell you that I am happy to have a father like you.
BrigitteTout d'abord, merci de toujours être là quand j'en ai besoin. Ta protection et ton soutien signifient beaucoup pour moi.
First, thank you for always being there when I need it. Your protection and your support means a lot to me.


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