The tag has no usage guidance.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

21
votes
5answers
677 views

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?
20
votes
8answers
1k views

When to use connaître and when to use 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 ...