Most Common French Words

Can you guess the 100 most common French words according to opensubtitles.org?
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Last updated: December 28, 2019
First submittedSeptember 5, 2013
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Word
1
je
2
de
3
est
4
pas
5
le
6
vous
7
la
8
tu
9
que
10
un
11
il
12
et
13
à
14
a
15
ne
16
les
17
ce
18
en
19
on
20
ça
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Word
21
une
22
ai
23
pour
24
des
25
moi
26
qui
27
nous
28
y
29
mais
30
me
31
dans
32
du
33
bien
34
elle
35
si
36
tout
37
plus
38
non
39
mon
40
suis
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Word
41
te
42
au
43
avec
44
va
45
oui
46
toi
47
fait
48
ils
49
as
50
être
51
faire
52
se
53
comme
54
était
55
sur
56
quoi
57
ici
58
sais
59
lui
60
veux
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Word
61
ma
62
63
rien
64
dit
65
es
66
67
votre
68
pourquoi
69
sont
70
cette
71
quand
72
par
73
son
74
ton
75
peux
76
vais
77
dire
78
alors
79
comment
80
avez
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Word
81
bon
82
ou
83
très
84
merci
85
ont
86
même
87
jamais
88
aussi
89
voir
90
chose
91
allez
92
tous
93
deux
94
ces
95
faut
96
sa
97
êtes
98
été
99
ta
100
fais
+6
Level 71
Oct 19, 2013
Guessed 31, and over half of those were just from typing in combinations of letters that sounded promising.
+1
Level 79
Oct 19, 2013
I don't really speak French at all and I got 37.
+7
Level 44
Oct 20, 2013
I tried typing in "surrender" and got one.
+5
Level 79
Feb 7, 2020
get some new material please
+2
Level 80
Apr 22, 2014
I realize that it's very strange that "car" and "donc" don't make the top 100...
+1
Level 21
Apr 28, 2020
These words are actually not used a lot in everyday French, we would say "parce que" instead of "car". "Car" would be like saying "for" instead of "because" in English
+1
Level 74
May 13, 2014
"une chose" would normally be considered two words, as would "le temps", "un peu", etc.
+4
Level 43
Sep 22, 2014
I think that just shows it's a noun.
+2
Level 28
Jul 17, 2014
30/100 and I speak no French.
+6
Level 50
Oct 9, 2016
Did not accept "HON HON HON". Please fix.
+7
Level 63
Apr 19, 2017
And where is "euh" "bah" "ben" and "voila" ? ;)
+1
Level 63
May 22, 2017
don't forget "hop" "bof" "bin"
+1
Level 37
Jul 1, 2020
il y a is more commenly used then voila, as in there is, or there are
+2
Level 64
Jun 10, 2017
Petit pois. I love saying that!
+1
Level 53
Apr 5, 2019
I don't know any French and I got 30 by just typing random combinations of letters
+2
Level 83
Dec 29, 2019
I guess the high school French 20 years ago really paid off. I got 59.
+1
Level 70
Feb 6, 2020
Geodude - you must be desparate for points!
+1
Level 81
Dec 29, 2019
Drastically different than the English 100 words with words people don't actually use that frequently.
+5
Level 80
Dec 31, 2019
My main complain about this is that it should be like the English quiz: conjugations should count as the same word (so: est, suis, es, était, sont, été, êtes,... -> être ; a, avez, ont, as,... -> avoir ; etc.)
+4
Level 45
Feb 6, 2020
Yes! Should just be the infinitive of any verb which appears..
+1
Level 63
Feb 6, 2020
i agree with you
+2
Level 66
Jan 11, 2020
In order to keep track of your guesses, it would be helpful to have the kind of word (pronoun, verb, ...) indicated by differen background colours. Alternatively, it could be a new feature that those colours appear at least once the word is correctly guessed.
+1
Level 47
Feb 6, 2020
I have a quiz very similar to this?
+1
Level 59
Feb 7, 2020
You made yours almost 5 years later.
+1
Level 74
Feb 7, 2020
Interesting that of all the pronouns, "notre" doesn't make it
+1
Level 67
Feb 13, 2020
85. I can't believe the ones I missed...andouille.
+1
Level 57
Apr 19, 2020
Got 79/100 as a native speaker... I missed astonishingly obvious ones like oui, non and si.
+1
Level 44
May 30, 2020
91 as a French speaker, got lucky with some but really interesting. I missed "était", "ici", "sais", "dit", "dire", "très", "merci", "aussi" and "voir", "merci" probably is here because of French Canadian lol Seriously it was a really interesting quiz
+1
Level 37
Jul 1, 2020
55/100 learning french on duolingo