Can I say Vive la France?
Simply put Viva la France is incorrect and should never be said in conversation. If you speak another romance language such as Italian, Spanish or Portuguese however then you’ll probably be used to using viva as it’s used in all three.
When was Vive la France first used?
Tracing the Usage of “Vive La France”
As mentioned earlier, it was most likely first used in the Storming of Bastille in July 1789.
What do the last words Vive La France mean?
The last words written on the board was “Vive La France” meaning “Long Live France!” These words were written by M. Hamel to show his respect and love for the french language. … So instead he wrote his parting message as a tribute to the language.
What means Vive la Republique?
Proud French Expression. Meaning. Long live the Republic!
Is it viva or vive?
Vive | Compare Spanish Words – SpanishDict. “Viva” is a form of “viva”, an interjection which is often translated as “hurrah”. “Vive” is a form of “vivir”, an intransitive verb which is often translated as “to live”.
What is the meaning of la France?
French: habitational name given to someone from France, at the time when the name only applied to those lands belonging to the French king (excluding many areas of what is now France), or from the Île de France, a region centered on Paris. It was a surname given to soldiers in the feudal period.
Why is it La France?
Why do we say La France? It is a country that has feminine gender…. … Why – because that is what French does!