Can someone explain why Iraq and Iran are masculine yet you use en in front of them

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Frazer

Kwiziq community member

10 January 2019

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Can someone explain why Iraq and Iran are masculine yet you use en in front of them

This question relates to:
French lesson "Continents, countries, regions & states are masculine, feminine or plural (gender)"

Cécile

Kwiziq language super star

11 January 2019

11/01/19

Hi Frazer,

If you try and say -

‘Au Irak, au Iran‘ you will see the problem..

Sometimes grammar rules are changed for pronunciation purposes...

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