Gender of Nouns in English Grammar | Masculine and Feminine Nouns
How to Change Masculine Nouns to Feminine Nouns in French
French and English are two totally different languages. One of the major differences is that in French nouns like "friend" have two different forms depending on whether you are talking about a female friend or a male friend!
Words That Add an "E" to the End
Look at the word.See if it currently ends in an "e" (such as amie, employée, or cousine) or ends in another letter (such as ami, employé, or cousin). If it ends in an "e" it is most likely feminine.
If you want the noun to be for a female, make sure it ends in an "e".If it should be male, omit the "e".
Words That Change "eur" to "euse"
Look at the word.See if it currently ends in "eur" (such as travailleur) or ends in "euse" (such as travailleuse).
If you want the noun to be for a female, make sure it ends in "euse".If it does not, drop the "eur" and add "euse".
If you want the noun to be for a male, make sure it ends in "eur".If it does not, drop the "euse" and add "eur".
Words That Change Only the Article
Look at the word and see if it ends in "iste" or "logue" (such as dentiste or psychologue).
Look at the article and see if it is "le" or "la".
If you want it to be for a female, make the article "la".
If you want it to be for a male, make the article "le".
Words That Change "teur" to "trice"
Look at the word and see if it ends in "teur" (such as directeur), or "trice" (such as directrice).
If you want it to be female, make sure it ends in "trice".If it does not, drop the "teur" and add "trice".
If you want it to be male, make sure it ends in "teur".If it does not, drop the "trice" and add "teur".
QuestionHow do I make feminine and masculine words for colors?wikiHow ContributorCommunity AnswerHere's a basic list of the colors in both genders for you: Masculine: blanc (white), noir (black), rose (pink), rouge (red), bleu, orange, jaune (yellow), gris (grey/gray), marron (brown), vert (green), violet (purple). Feminine: blanche, noire, rose, rouge, bleue, orange, jaune, grise, marron, verte, violetteThanks!
QuestionWhat happens if the word ends in the letter "d"?wikiHow ContributorCommunity AnswerOne example, Allemand, can be easily changed to the feminine form by simply adding an e to the end, making the word Allemande. This should be true for all French nouns ending in d.Thanks!
QuestionShould I change "de" when using feminine in French?wikiHow ContributorCommunity AnswerIf you're going to say "of the" for feminine, it would just be "de la" versus the masculine "du." If it's something like a name or just saying "of," it would stay as "de."Thanks!
QuestionHow do I change the word if it ends with double consonant and an "e"?wikiHow ContributorCommunity AnswerIt depends on the word, but the feminine form is most likely identical to the masculine one in this situation. For example: "un oracle" -> "une oracle." However, certain words have an already specific feminine form. For example, "un comte" -> "une comtesse." It is better to check a dictionary for the feminine form in case it already exists.Thanks!
QuestionHow do you change words that end in 'f' to feminine?wikiHow ContributorCommunity AnswerThere is no specific rule: some would just remain "f", some would become "fe", some would become "ffe".Thanks!
Video: Learn French: Lesson 5 - Masculine & Feminine nouns in French
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