Hi, are there any rules to remember professions based on genders.

Hi, are there any rules to remember professions based on genders.

Or is it just something we need to memorize. It becomes a bit complicated since some of them have on form only.
Asked 2 years ago
RonC1
If the profession in French ends in -eur, it is typically masculine, contrary to that if it ends in -euse then it is feminine. Also some feminine professions end in -e while the male counterpart do not, i.e. avocate, avocat. Otherwise it is a matter of learning them. Boulanger, Boulangère. Which is male and which is the female baker? J'espère que cela vous aiderez. Ron

Hi, are there any rules to remember professions based on genders.

Or is it just something we need to memorize. It becomes a bit complicated since some of them have on form only.

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