How is "j'ai un bicyclette" unacceptable?
bicyclette is a feminine noun: "J'ai une bicyclette" is a correct answer.
All nouns ending in -ette are feminine, except "un squelette" (skeleton).
Why does Duolingo teach bike as Velo but my french teacher said Bicyclette?
Bike is velo, bicycle is bicyclette. Correct me if I'm wrong.
I am fairly sure French people don't say, 'J apostrophe ai un vélo.' But, perhaps I'm wrong.
Of course, they don't.
When did bicyclette become velo? I was taught ‘bicyclette’ at school but that was many years ago.
Why vélo is féminine word
"Un vélo" is masculine.
I do not understand.
Is it the letter V feminine,right?
Then why they use "un" instead of "une"?
Single letters do not have a genders. Nouns have genders and "un vélo" is masculine, while "une bicyclette" is feminine.