Asked • 06/25/19

Why do we say “un seul M” and not “une seule M” even though M is a “consonne”?

When spelling names, for example “Bram”, to make clear that there's only one *M* at the end I hear French people say “Avec un seul *M* à la fin”. But “*M* est une consonne” therefore “un nom feminin”. So why is that?

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