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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

6 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/LeCrioxRouge13

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

February 10, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Lynn323053

Cochon, cochonne

Dauphin, dauphine

Souris it is the same for both genders

February 10, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Batomouch

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

February 10, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Lynn323053

I found dauphine on the internet

February 10, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Batomouch

Dauphine is a title of nobility ;-)

February 11, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Lynn323053

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

February 12, 2018
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