Sentence examples of "coutume" in French

On devrait abandonner cette coutume. This custom should be done away with.
Il a coutume de laisser sa porte ouverte. He has a habit of keeping the door open.
Cette coutume remonte au douzième siècle. This custom dates back to the 12th century.
Les jeunes épouses des vieux maris ont coutume de penser de bonne heure à choisir celui qui essuiera leurs larmes de veuves. The young wives of old husbands have the habit of thinking early on about choosing the one who will wipe their widow tears.
J'ai connaissance de cette coutume. I am acquainted with the custom.
C'est une coutume particulière au Japon. This is a custom peculiar to Japan.
Ils pratiquent cette coutume depuis des années. They have practiced this custom for many years.
Cette coutume remonte à la période Edo. This custom dates from the Edo period.
Cette coutume a commencé durant l'ère Edo. This custom began in the Edo Period.
Personne ne sait quand une telle coutume est apparue. No one knows when such a custom first came into existence.
La nouvelle loi a aboli cette coutume très ancienne. The new law has done away with the long-standing custom.
Ses pieds étaient découverts, ainsi que le voulait la coutume de l'époque. Her feet were bare, as was the custom in those days.
Comme le voulait la coutume à cette époque, il s'est marié jeune. As was the custom in those days, he married young.
Moins une coutume traditionnelle est justifiée, plus il est difficile de s'en débarrasser. The less there is to justify a traditional custom, the harder it is to get rid of it.
J'aime cette coutume japonaise qui consiste à offrir aux hôtes des serviettes humides appelées oshibori. I like the Japanese custom of offering guests moist towels, called oshibori.
Les vieilles coutumes sont progressivement détruites. Old customs are gradually being destroyed.
Nous devons respecter les coutumes locales. We have to respect local customs.
Chaque pays à ses propres coutumes. Each country has its own customs.
Tu devrais te familiariser avec les coutumes locales. You should acquaint yourself with the local customs.
J'aimerais un livre parlant des coutumes japonaises. I want a book telling about Japanese customs.
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