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    What Is The Difference ?

    hi,

    What is the difference between :

    female and feminine ,
    male and masculine ?

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    Re: What Is The Difference ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Lolo Katti View Post
    hi,

    What is the difference between :

    female and feminine ,
    male and masculine ?
    Female and male are genders, feminine and masculine are adjectives that describe the qualities of those genders. Males are masculine, females are feminine.

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    Re: What Is The Difference ?

    OK, I understood . But it is written in the Oxfored Dictionary that female and male can be used as nouns and/or adjectives .

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    Re: What Is The Difference ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Lolo Katti View Post
    OK, I understood . But it is written in the Oxfored Dictionary that female and male can be used as nouns and/or adjectives .
    Yes they can, but masculine and feminine cannot be used as nouns.

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    Re: What Is The Difference ?

    Thank you so much . I understood what you mean .

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