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1 May 2018
Why aren't there more questions for testing this?
There's like ten billion different animal names on this article alone, and yet only 7 are tested: chatte, lionceau, lionne, chat, jument, lapine, chienne. I've got 100% and I still don't feel anywhere near aced at it. It's frustrating.
This question relates to:French lesson "Names for domestic animals are often different for male, female and baby"
28 May 2018
Probably because in daily speech it's not that critical to know the term for many of these, such as baby horse. English is my native tongue and I never even heard of the word foal.
But if you're so inclined to learn them all, make flashcards and test yourself. It's not that difficult.
3 June 2018
Good question. I think we should definitely know the difference for some of the more common animals like chien et chienne, but for the less common ones I don't know, unfortunately.
In my personal opinion I wouldn't get too hung up on this particular lesson unless you're planning on studying zoology or something in France. The vocabulary will come in time.
24 June 2018
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