Daily Verb Lesson: French for tint is teinterThe word in French for tint, dye or stain is the regular ER verb teinter.
To remember this, imagine a Frenchman TINTS the French flag against a TAN background. The French flag reminds you that the word is similar to the English, while the TAN background reminds you that it sounds a bit like TAN.
La teinture is also a dye, or tincture.
Se faire une teinture: to dye one's hair.
Similar sounding is the verb teindre which means to dye. Cartoon Memory Triggers like this will help you to type French words into your brain and help you to remember important features of words. When you struggle to remember a word ... think of the pic!
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