En with masculine regions

Joakim

Kwiziq community member

17 March 2017

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En with masculine regions

"Reasons of pronunciation" is pretty vague. What masculine regions other than Ontario may use 'en'?

This relates to:
En, dans = In, to with regions, states, counties (prepositions) -

Aurélie

Kwiziq language super star

17 March 2017

17/03/17

Bonjour Joakim ! It applies to masculine regions/states starting with a vowel: Idaho, Ohio, Ontario, Oklahoma, Alabama, Illinois, ... Here is a link to know the gender of US states (you can also find it in our lesson "Continents, countries, regions & states names are either feminine, masculine or plural (Gender)" : https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%89tats_des_%C3%89tats-Unis I hope that's helpful! À bientôt !

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