SIL International Home

French/English Glossary of Linguistic Terms

Tip: use * as a wildcard.
Filter =

French word list

up

  pensée
  pénultième1
  pénultième2
  perceptibilité
  perceptible
  perception
  perception catégorique
perdre la face
  perfectif
  perfectionnement
  performance
  performatif1
  performatif2
  performativité
  période1

down

Tip: use * as a wildcard.

English

lose face

[Subentry of face]

Fr    perdre la face

Antonym(s): save face

Domain: Sociolinguistics

Source(s): Brown & Levinson: 61; Gumperz 1982: 98 (loss of face); Holmes 1992: 173; Hudson 1996: 113; Matthews 1997: 125; Richards etal. 1992: 135 (loss of face); Wales 1989: 170


English word list

up

  logograph
  logographic
  logography
  logophoric
  logorrhea
  long
  loopback
lose face
  loss
  loss by collision
  loud
  loudness
  low
  lower1
  lower2

down

Tip: use * as a wildcard.