retour du bonheur (reuh-toor-doo-buh-neur)
: return of happiness
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D'après le langage des fleurs, le muguet signifie "retour du bonheur".
According to the language of flowers, lily of the valley signifies "return of happiness".
Great book on how to pronounce French words:
Exercises in French Phonics
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Wink, wink, I'd say it does.
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