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In French it is often essential to know what gender a particular word is in order to be able to construct a sentence effectively and without errors.
However, it is not always immediately clear which words belong to which gender.
Here are some general rules that will help you to avoid making mistakes and construct accurate sentences.
1. If a noun refers to a male person it will be masculine, if it refers to a female person it will be feminine.
2. Nouns with these endings will (generally) be masculine:
3. Nouns with these endings will (generally) be feminine:
Although all these endings can seem overwhelming at first, take your time and remember the most common ones for each gender:
-age, and -ment for masculine nouns
-tion, -sion, -son for feminine nouns
After a while you will start to get a feel for which words belong to which gender and it will become easier to recognise them.see more