'la fourmi' ? Is this just a one off exception or is there a patten?

Robert

Kwiziq community member

6 June 2016

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'la fourmi' ? Is this just a one off exception or is there a patten?

This relates to:
Identifying gender by some word endings -

Laura

Kwiziq language super star

6 June 2016

6/06/16

Bonjour Robert,

Most nouns that end in -mi are masucline, but there really aren't many - maybe 15, so the pattern isn't terribly useful. In any case, la fourmi is the only exception.

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