But la mère (the mother) and la mer (the sea) are both feminine. Note that more people nowadays are using la maire to refer to a female mayor (see our lesson about the feminization of professions in French), although the officially correct term is la mairesse.
What is mer French?
noun. sea [noun] (often with the) the mass of salt water covering most of the Earth’s surface.
Does mer mean sea?
sea; marine; applied to beings that are fully or partly sea-creatures.
How do you spell Fruit de mer?
‘Fruits de mer’ is French for ‘shellfish’. Literally translated, the term means ‘fruits of the sea’.
Is the word chose masculine or feminine in French?
The French word chose is a feminine noun: une chose (a thing). It may thus seem logical to think the set phrases quelque chose and autre chose are feminine, too.
What does J adore la Mer means?
i love the sea. Last Update: 2019-10-06.
What does Plage mean French?
beach; sandy beach; range.
What is the verb for mer?
Verb. mer. (auxiliary with an infinitive) to dare (to have the courage to do something)
What does the root word Mer mean in biology?
The combining form -mer is used like a suffix to mean “part,” specifically in reference to portions of molecules. It is often used in scientific terms, especially in chemistry. The form -mer comes from Greek méros, meaning “part, portion.” From this same source, we also get the combining forms -mere and -merous.
Where does Mer come from in Mermaid?
Mer are the creatures who inhabit the waters of the world and were first created when the sea goddess, Neria, gave the people of Atlantis tails and fins.
What is fruit of the sea?
A plateau de fruits de mer (French for ‘plate of the fruits of the sea’) is a seafood dish of raw and cooked shellfish served cold on a platter, usually on a bed of ice. A plateau de fruits de mer generally consists entirely of shellfish and is served with condiments such as mignonette sauce, cocktail sauce, and lemon.
Is it Le chose or La chose?
The main difference is that le truc is informal whereas la chose is regular French.
Is Cafe masculine or feminine?
The word café is a masculine noun. Be sure to use masculine articles and adjectives with it.
Is Bureau masculine or feminine in French?
‘un bureau’ is a masculine noun in French. Is bureau in french a masculine or a feminine word. In the French language, everything has a gender.