How do you say "silvie talks to her friend" where the friend is male?

JackC1Kwiziq community member

How do you say "silvie talks to her friend" where the friend is male?

The personal pronoun is also  "son".  Therefore "you cannot say" is the correct answer! Non?
Asked 1 year ago
AlanC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

Although the possessive adjective would be "son" in both cases, the noun would be different - "ami" instead of "amie". So you know the friend is a woman in this case. Of course they're both pronounced the same, so if it were spoken rather than written then "you cannot say" would be the correct answer. 

Sylvie parle à son amie. (female)

Sylvie parle à son ami. (male)

JackC1Kwiziq community member

Thanks Alan, now i get it.  In a similar kwi zig question:  le professeur parle a son eleve, the eleve could be male or female. Oui?

AlanC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor
Oui.

How do you say "silvie talks to her friend" where the friend is male?

The personal pronoun is also  "son".  Therefore "you cannot say" is the correct answer! Non?

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