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"Les dernières années"

2/19/2013, 3:48:57 PM

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Why is the word ''year'' sometimes année (f.) and sometimes an (m.)?

2/19/2013, 3:48:57 PM

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When the word is written along a descriptive expression (in this case, dernière) you use the feminine (words alike too, e.g. journée), although there are exceptions. Look: http://french.about.com/od/vocabulary/a/an-annee-jour-journee-matin-matinee-soir-soiree.htm

2/19/2013, 8:26:41 PM
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