-age: masculine or feminine?

November 11th, 2017

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-age: masculine or feminine?

Office du Jerriaisgrammar

Nearly all Jèrriais nouns ending in –age are masculine. There are a very small number of feminine nouns ending in –age:

  • la cage = the cage
  • l’ôrage = thunder
  • la rage = rage; rabies

la page v. lé page:

  • eune page is a page (of a book)
  • un page is a pageboy

la nage v. lé nage

  • la nage is the action of rowing or swimming
  • lé nage is the distance rowed or swum

l’âge = the age
may be either masculine or feminine