Best Answer

un chat is a masculine noun. The undefinite article 'un' or the definite article 'le' are masculine, indicating the gender of the noun. A female cat is 'une / la chatte', where the feminine articles 'une' or 'la' indicate a feminine noun.

User Avatar

Wiki User

13y ago
This answer is:
User Avatar
More answers
User Avatar


1mo ago

In French, the gender of words is usually learned through exposure and memorization. The gender of a word like "chat" (cat) would typically be learned as masculine due to commonly used language patterns and rules.

This answer is:
User Avatar

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: How do you know the French word chat is masculine or feminine?
Write your answer...
Still have questions?
magnify glass
Related questions

When do you know to use brain in the masculine or feminine in french?

brain is masculine

Is class masculine or feminine in french?

'une classe' is a feminine noun in French.

is passionant masculine or feminine in french?

why should i know

L'erreur masculine or feminine?

i want to know if L'erreur is masculin or feminine. its my french homework

How do you say ' that one there' in french?

To say "that one there" in French, you would say "celui-ci là" for something masculine or "celle-là" for something feminine.

Is noun ete in french masculin?

I don't know of a noun in French - ete. There is a verb - etre - to be- which has a conjugation -ete. As a verb it is , of course, neither masculine nor feminine.

Is car feminine or masculine in french?

Objects are not feminine or masculine, specific words are. If there's more than one word for the same object, they don't necessarily have to have the same gender. So you'd need to specify which particular word you meant. The ones I know of (voiture and automobile) are feminine, but there could be a masculine one I'm unaware of.

Are all nouns in French either masculine or feminine?

YES der if you are taking french class you should know not to waste our time but to ask madmoiselle thingi.

The word ugly spelled in french?

laide*Laide is correct for one feminine noun/person. If it's masculine you would use laid. Feminine plural is laides, masculine plural is laids. Or, if you don't know whether your noun is masculine or feminine, you could always use moche which works for both (moches in the plural).

Can someone please give me a rule in which I know whether a country in french is masculine or feminine?

Nearly all countries that end in e are feminine and the rest are masculine. There are just a few exceptions:le Belizele Cambodgele Mexiquele Mozambiquele Zaïrele Zimbabwe

Is sa masculine or feminine?

I feel like the word sa is Masculine but I don't know if it's right.

What is the masculine and feminine gender of a monkey?

what is masculine feminine gender of monkey? monkey - don't know