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This version of Wordle in French, called Le Mot, is a helpful way to test your French vocabulary. If you're extra lucky and speak more than one language, this second version lets you play two traditional Wordle games in one day.
Le Mot is the same idea as Wordle, but it is in French. Every day, a word with five letters is picked at random. You have six chances to figure it out. Depending on how close you are to finding the word, the letters will change color with each attempt.
The first word makes a difference. Use one that has as many different letters from the game's language as possible, whether it's English or French. Also, stay away from words with uncommon letters; they are extremely difficult. Based on an analysis of all the French words used on Wikipedia in 2008, the most common letter in French words is E, followed by A, I, S, N, R, and T, in that order.
So, in French, begin with a five-letter word like Saine, Sante, Tiens, or Senat as your first word. Saine should always be your first word since it has the five letters that are used most often in French.
Sometimes in Le Mot, you'll have to find a word with more than 5 letters. If you have six letters, try Sainte, Insert, or Sentir. If you have seven letters, try Natures or Latines. Whether you play Wordle or Le Mot, these two small online games are fun to play once a day, which is enough to get your English and French brain working. Have fun!