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Titres

While no as varied as they used to be, a couple of honorifics are frequently used in French and also are as important as any type of other polite vocabulary. Here are the French title you need, in addition to their abbreviations.

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General titles

TitleAbbrev.PluralEnglish
MonsieurM.MessieursMister, Mr., sir
MadameMmeMesdamesMadam, Mrs., ma’am
MademoiselleMlleMesdemoisellesMiss

General title are offered when talking to and about a person and may or might not be complied with by the person’s last name. However, title are only capitalized when complied with by a surname – discover more.

Bonjour madame Terbois.Hello Mrs. Terbois.
J’ai parlé à Monsieur Gueldry hier. I spoke to Mr. Gueldry yesterday.
Au revoir, monsieur.Good-bye, sir.

 Related apheresis: messieurs dames – offered to attend to a team of human being when beginning a room, e.g., Bonjour messieurs dames – "Hello everyone, Hello ladies and gentleman."

Professional titles

DocteurDrDoctor
MaîtreMe~Mr./Ms (for lawyers, professors, etc)
ProfesseurPrProfessor

Religious titles

FrèreF.Brother
MèreM.Mother
PèreP.Father
Révérend PèreR.P.Reverend
SaintStSaint (male)
SainteSteSaint (female)
SœurSrSister

Rare, old-fashioned or obsolete titles

TitleAbbrev.English
MonseigneurMgrYour Eminence, her Grace
VeuveVvewidow
Votre MajestéV.M.Your Majesty
Sa MajestéS.M.His / her Majesty

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