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Category:French nouns with irregular gender

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Such as take lodgings in a head that's to be let unfurnished.
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Words in this category do not follow traditional gender conversion from masculine to feminine (feminine words typically add -e). For example (from FrenchLanguageGuide.com):

Irregular gender patterns
ending Masculine Feminine
-an paysan paysanne
-en gardien gardienne
-on patron patronne
-er boulanger boulangère
-eur danseur danseuse
-teur acteur actrice

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