A Quick Overview Of Chevreuil
‘Chevreuil’ *(m) is the French word for ‘roebuck’, but it also refers to venison in general. Examples of dishes featuring venison are:
How do you say 'venison' in Italian and Spanish?
How To Say It
The Best Way To Pronounce It
- The French ‘ch’ sounds like the English ‘sh’ in 'shop';
- The 'e' here is a neutral vowel, indicated by 'ə'. It sounds like the English 'e' in 'the', and the 'uh' sound in the English 'a';
- The 'eui' vowel cluster has 2 sounds which run into each other. The first is the 'eu' which sounds like the second 'e' in 'refEr', or if you prefer, the 'u' sound in 'fur', and 'urge', indicated by ‘ø’. The second is the 'i' which sounds more like the ‘y’ in ‘very’. These sounds form one syllable, NOT two. With a little practice you will get it right;
- The final ‘l’ is silent.