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Connaître and savoir

Discussing this question raised a point about when to use connaƮtre and when to use savoir. The advice given was generally speaking, connaƮtre is knowing about a topic whereas savoir is knowing ...
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Is there any general rule to determine the gender of a noun based on its spelling?

For example, words ending by "-ette" are very likey to be feminine. So, are there other rules that can help to assess the gender?