The French, la capitale du Royaume-Uni est Londres, can be broken down into 6 parts:”the (feminine)” (la), “capital” (capitale), “of the (masculine)” (du), “United Kingdom” (Royaume-Uni), “is (3rd person singular)” (est) and “London (city)” (Londres).
Is the UK masculine or feminine in French?
le Royaume Uni, is masculine because the noun royaume (kingdom) is masculine in French. La Réunion doesn’t end in -e but the common noun réunion is feminine, so the country has the same gender, regardless of the final letter.
How do you know if a French word is feminine or masculine?
When the name of a region ends in any other vowel but “e”, or a consonant, it’s usually masculine: Le Canada, le Japon, le Portugal, le Burundi, le Luxembourg, le Texas… When a masculine country starts with a vowel or an H, use the rules of the feminine countries: L’Iran, l’Ouganda, Oman, Angola, Israël….
Why is UK called Royaume?
That is the French word for Great Britain. The French word(s) for the United Kingdom is Royaume-Uni.
What is the French word for points?
point → pointer, indiquer, braquer, montrer.
Is coffee feminine in French?
The gender of café is masculine. E.g. le café.
Is Paris feminine or masculine?
Are cities in French feminine or masculine? Most French cities don’t have an article, but when you use an adjective, should it be masculine or feminine: “Paris est beau” or “Paris est belle” ? In a nutshell, the answer is: both are possible. So, “Paris est beau” or “Paris est belle” – your choice!