Some profession only have masculine form, if I want to say a female butcher, can I write: 'Une boucher'?

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Joan

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2 March 2019

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Some profession only have masculine form, if I want to say a female butcher, can I write: 'Une boucher'?

This question relates to:
French lesson "Using un, une to say "a" (indefinite articles)"

Cécile

Kwiziq language super star

2 March 2019

2/03/19

Hi Joan, 

You can indeed have,  'une bouchère'  as you have boulangère and charcutière but I think it is still quite rare in the industry as it involves more than just selling the meat and is quite a demanding physical métier...

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