Re: [CR]nuovo

(Example: Component Manufacturers:Avocet)

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Date: Mon, 28 Feb 2005 17:01:07 -0500
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From: "Sheldon Brown" <>
Subject: Re: [CR]nuovo

> > Nuova is female.In this case,it refers to the bicycle,which,in italian,its
>> considered,female.
> > Matteo BRandi Firenze Italia

Chuck Schmidt asked:
>Teo, is Strada (road) also female?

I think pretty much any Italian noun ending in "a" is feminine, "o" is masculine.

For more on this, see:

"Male/Female" are sexes; "masculine/feminine" are genders. A subtle distinction that is an endangered species these days...

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