Sentence examples of "ancien" in French

Elle vend un ancien chapeau. She sells a vintage hat.
Quel livre ancien c'est ! What an old book this is!
Elle détesta son ancien ami. She turned against her old friend.
Que ce livre est ancien ! How old this book is!
C'est un modèle plus ancien. It's an older model.
Le Kabuki est un art japonais ancien. Kabuki is an old Japanese art.
L'un est neuf, l'autre est ancien. One is new, and the other is old.
C'est une lettre de mon ancien professeur. This is a letter from my old teacher.
Après son congé maternité, elle reprit son ancien travail. After her maternity leave, she resumed her old job.
C'est le plus ancien bâtiment en bois qui existe. It is the oldest wooden building in existence.
Un nouveau modèle n'est pas nécessairement mieux qu'un ancien. A new model isn't necessarily any better than the older one.
Ce pont en travers de cette rivière est le plus ancien de la ville. That bridge across this river is the oldest in the town.
L'instrument de soin des cheveux le plus ancien est le peigne, inventé il y a plus de 5000 ans en Perse. The oldest haircare tool is the comb, invented more than 5000 years ago in Persia.
La Révolution française n'a pas eu seulement pour objet de changer un gouvernement ancien, mais d'abolir la forme ancienne de la société. The French Revolution not only had as its objective to change an old government, but also to abolish the old form of society.
Translation examples in context are collected automatically from many open sources using search technology based on bilingual data. If you find any inaccuracies or have comments on the text, use the "Report an issue" option or write to us.

In this section, you can see how words and expressions are used in different contexts using examples of translations made by professionals. The Contexts section will help you learn English, German, Spanish and other languages. Here you can find examples with phrasal verbs and idioms in texts that vary in style and theme. Examples can be sorted by translations and topics.

Learn foreign languages, see the translation of millions of words and expressions, and use them in your e-mail communication.