#WOTD: Inconnu

In this post, we will have a discussion about ‘Inconnu.’

The word inconnu’ is derived from French ‘in- + connu‘ which means ‘unknown.’

In English, ‘inconnu’ is a noun which has two meanings:

1. Another name for a sheefish.

(Source: fishretail.ru)


  • He won the fishing competition by catching an inconnu.
  1. A person who is unknown or a stranger. The plural form of this definition  is ‘inconnus.’


  • I didn’t know you. You’re an inconnu to me.


Written and compiled by @iismail21 for @EnglishTips4U on Sunday, 17 January, 2016


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