Allons
    ah-lahn
    Let's go!
      Ami
    ah-me
    Friend, buddy
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      Amoureux
    a-mu-rue
    In love with
      Bayou
    bi-yoo
    The streams/swamps crisscrossing Louisiana
      Beignet
    ben-yea
    Sweet doughnuts, square-shaped and minus the hole, lavishly sprinkled with powdered sugar.
      Bien
    bjen
    Good, well
      Beaucoup
    bow-coo
    Lots or plenty, used a lot with merci
      Bete
    bet
    Beast, animal
      Bon Appetite!
    bon a-pet-tite
    Good appetite (literal) or "Enjoy!" when talking of food.
      Bourre
    boo-ray
    Name of a Cajun card game which requires the loser of a hand to stuff the pot with chips.
      Ca c'est bon
    sa say bohn
    That's good.
      Café au Lait
    kah-fay oh lay
    Coffee with steamed milk
      Cajun
    cay-jun
    Slang for Acadians, the French-speaking people who migrated to South Louisiana from Nova Scotia.
      Cayenne
    ki-yan
    A hot pepper that is dried and used to season many Louisiana dishes.
      C'est la vie
    say la vee
    That's life, oh well
      Chat
    chat
    Cat
      Cher(e)
    sha
    Honey or dear when speaking to the opposite sex, buddy
    or pal when addressing the same sex
      Crawfish
    craw-fish
    Seafood that resemble small lobsters that live and grow
    in the mud of freshwater bayous.
      Creole
    cree-ol
    People of mixed French and Spanish blood who migrated
    to or were born in Southeast Louisiana.
      D'accord
    da-cor
    Ok, alright, agreed, understand
      Da
    da
    The
      Dare
    dare
    There
      Dat
    dat
    That
      Dem
    dem
    Them
      Derriere
    dare-y-air
    Bottom, buttocks, ass
      Dis
    dis
    This
      Etoufee
    ay-too-fay
    A tangy tomato-based sauce that usually made with crawfish
    or shrimp.
      Fais do do
    fay doe doe
    A party where traditional Cajun dance is performed.
      Fille
    fij
    girl
      Fumer
    fuma
    to smoke somthing like a cigar, cigarettes, pipes, etc.
      Gris Gris
    gree gree
    A spell, normally voodoo or hoodoo in nature
      Gumbo
    gum-boe
    A robust roux-based soup thickened with okra or file'. There are thousands of variations.
      Jambalaya
    jum-bo-lie-yah
    A rice dish with any combination of beef, pork, fowl, sausage, ham, seafood and vegetables.
      Joie de Vivre
    zhwa d veev
    An attitude of happiness, ebullience, zest for life.
      Lache pas la patate
    losh pa la pa-tot
    "Don't let go of the potato" which is slang for "don't give up".
      Laissez les bon temps rouler
    lay-zay lay bon ton rule-ay
    Let the good times roll
      Loup
    lu
    Wolf
      Loupgarou
    lu-garu
    Werewolf
      Mal-pris
    mal-pri
    In a bad situation.
      Merci
    mare-see
    Thank you
      Merde
    merd
    Shit!
      Mes amis
    mes amees
    My friends
      Mardi Gras
    mardi graw
    It's the Biggest Party on Earth!
      Moi
    mwa
    Me
      Mon Dieu
    mon dew
    My God!
      Mort
    more
    Death
      N'est-ce pas
    nes-pa
    Isn't it?
      Non
    non
    No
      Oui
    we
    Yes
      Pauve ti bete
    pove tee bet
    Poor little thing
      Pere
    pear
    Father
      Petit(e)
    peti
    Small. Used as slang for a small child.
      Pourquoi
    pur-kwa
    Why?
      Qui
    ki
    Who
      Quoi
    kwa
    What
      Tante
    tant
    Aunt
      Tête-à-tête
    tat e tat
    "Head to head"; an intimate get-together or private
    conversation between two people.
      Vive
    vev
    Long live
      Voilà
    wa-la
    A compound word formed from voir (to see) and là (there),
    translated literally as "see there".
      Zydeco
    zi-de-co
    Kind of Cajun dance music that is a combination of traditional
    Cajun, R&B and African blues.
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