From the latin extranĕus, strange said what is rare or unique. Thus, the term is used as opposed to what is common or ordinary. Examples: "it is very strange, yesterday evening, I closed the window but the ground is still wet", "Sébastien suffers from a poorly strange which cannot be treated abroad," "I don't know as strange as Michel person.
Strange also this nation who belongs to a family, a group, an said, etc. in addition to what is heard, as opposed to his own, and what one does not know and that seems odd: "Koshiko culture is strange compared to ours, we must therefore make an effort to understand and to feel good. , «Viewing this strange animal, I had never seen one like that, "in this country, the buildings are quite strange.
If it is a person or thing, this adjective refers to those that are different from the rest within body of which they are part: "In any city in the world, it is strange to see a multicolored car", "Claude is sad because he feels strange in its own family.
The concept, on the other hand, is used to evoke the unknown: 'You'll remember grandmother so it does not open the door to strange people?', "my mother always tells me not to talk to strange people", "it is important to teach the children not stroking strange dogs even if they are accustomed to playing with their own pets.
What is extravagant and rare is another term that can be defined as strange: "It seems that it has strange sexual habits."