5.2.2 Formation with -e / -a

If the the masculine forms ends with an e, in general the feminine form ends with an a.

il cameriere => la cameriera
the waiter => the waitress
i camerieri => le cameriere
the waiters => the waitress

il signore => la signora
the gentleman => the woman
i signori => le signore
the gentlemen => the women

il padrone => la padrona
the employer masc. / fem.
i padroni => le padrone
the employers masc. / fem.

il nipote => la nipote
the grandchild masc. / fem.
i nipoti => le nipoti
the grandchildren masc. / fem.

  l' infermiere => l' infermiera
the nurse masc. / fem.
gli infermieri => le infermiere
the nurses masc. / fem.

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