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  4.8 Masculine words ending on -a

Normally, words ending on a are feminine. But a few words end on a, although they are masculine. But in the plural forms they follow the rules, forming the plural with i, despite the singular ending a. In most cases these words have a Greek origin.

il problema => i problemi
the problem => the problems
il dilemma => i dilemmi
the dilemma => the dilemma

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