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Ne me touche pas !

Translation

Don't touch me!



Analysis


ne
     1. part. (literary) not (used alone to negate a verb; now chiefly with the verbs pouvoir, savoir, cesser and oser)
     2. part. not, no (used before a verb, with a subsequent element following; see Usage Notes, below)
     3. part. Used in a subordinate clause before a subjunctive verb (especially when the main verb expresses doubt or fear), to provide extra overtones of doubt or uncertainty (but not negating its verb); the so-c
     4. part. In comparative clauses usually translated with the positive sense of the subsequent negative
me
     1. pron. (direct object) me
     2. pron. (indirect object) to me
touche
     1. n. touch
     2. n. key (on keyboard)
     3. n. fingerboard
     4. v. first-person singular present indicative of toucher
     5. v. third-person singular present indicative of toucher
     6. v. first-person singular present subjunctive of toucher
     7. v. third-person singular present subjunctive of toucher
     8. v. second-person singular imperative of toucher
     toucher
          1. n. The act of touching (see below).
          2. n. A way of touching.
          3. n. The sense of touch, tactility.
          4. v. To touch (physically).
          5. v. To affect
          6. v. (intransitive, followed by "à") To try, to try out.
          7. v. (intransitive, colloquial) Short for toucher sa bille. To be skillful.
          8. v. (transitive, money, income) to receive, to get
pas
     1. n-m. step, pace, footstep
     2. n-m. (geography) strait (e.g., Pas de Calais, "Strait of Dover")
     3. adv. (ne ... pas) not
     4. adv. (colloquial, spoken) not


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