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Irregularities The gender rules, of course, have exceptions, but some are predictable exceptions. Even though a  word that ends in  –a  is usually feminine, many words that end in  –ma  are actually masculine. Notice  the irony that –  ma  words are masculine. It's even funnier to remember this rule since a word that  ends in – 
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Unformatted text preview: dad is usually feminine. Remember: ma words are masculine and dad words are feminine. el clima the climate el drama the drama el idioma the language el poema the poem el problema the problem el programa the program el sistema the system el telegrama the telegram Some exceptions are: la goma the eraser, rubberband la pluma the pen...
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This note was uploaded on 11/05/2011 for the course SPAN 101 taught by Professor Oliveros during the Fall '09 term at Texas State.

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