Why are Saints’ days feminine if the saint is masculine?

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Why are Saints’ days feminine if the saint is masculine?

Why are Saints’ days feminine if the saint is masculine?

Are all feast days feminine?

Asked 7 months ago
MaartenC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

Stephen, this is addressed in the lesson you linked :

 In French, name days are feminineeven with masculine names. 

It's because they're considered as la fête de = the celebration of that name. 

Therefore, you will always say à la + [name day], or le jour de la + [name day].

Why are Saints’ days feminine if the saint is masculine?

Why are Saints’ days feminine if the saint is masculine?

Are all feast days feminine?

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