Why is the male version of tiers used for a female word: une bouteille

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Why is the male version of tiers used for a female word: une bouteille

Why is the male version of tiers used for a female word: une bouteille

Why isn't it: J'ai bu un tierce de la bouteille.

J'ai bu un tiers de la bouteille.

Asked 1 month ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Blanche,

As this question has already been asked in the Q&A, please take a look at the following link which should also answer your query -

https://french.kwiziq.com/questions/view/in-the-example-j-ai-bu-un-tiers-de-la-bouteille-the-audio-speaker-is-a-woman-and-the-word-bottle-is

Hope this helps!

Why is the male version of tiers used for a female word: une bouteille

Why is the male version of tiers used for a female word: une bouteille

Why isn't it: J'ai bu un tierce de la bouteille.

J'ai bu un tiers de la bouteille.

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