je ne suis pas ennuyeux

Discussion in 'French-English Vocabulary / Vocabulaire Français-Anglais' started by btluna, May 1, 2009.

  1. btluna New Member

    When my ancestor left home to migrate west he supposedly said "Je ne suis pas ennuyeux."

    Was he saying he wasn't boring, as in not a boring person? Or he didn't want to be bored??
  2. thbruxelles Senior Member

    French - France
    As such, I understand: I am not a boring person
  3. OLN

    OLN Senior Member

    French - France, ♀
    ennuyer can be embêter, contrarier

    ennuyeux can mean désagréable, gênant (not much used nowadays to describe people, but in what century did he says that? :) )
  4. btluna New Member

    Thank you both for the help. :)

    It was in 1886.

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