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Varying Gender Forms

Are there some animals that don't have differing forms? I cant seem to find the opposite genders for things like cochon, dauphin, souris, etc.

February 10, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LaCroixRouge141

Yes, some animals take the same name as their gender peers.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Lynn323053

Cochon, cochonne

Dauphin, dauphine

Souris it is the same for both genders


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Batomouch

No Lynn323053, in French we say dauphin femelle, not dauphine for the dolphin.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Lynn323053

I found dauphine on the internet


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Batomouch

Dauphine is a title of nobility ;-)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Lynn323053

D'accord, merci pour l'information Batomouch. :)

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