Words with Different Meanings Based on It’s Gender

When you learn new nouns in French, take special care of learning it’s gender. Sometimes the word’s meaning will change drastically if you use “le” vs “la.”

For instance:

le manche – handle
la manche – sleeve

le moule – mold
la moule – mussel

le poêle – stove
la poêle – frying pan

le poste – job
la poste – post office

le vase – vase
la vase – mud

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