Son amie

Meghna

Kwiziq community member

30 December 2016

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Son amie

In some other lesson I read that we use ´son' for amie. This is probably to ease pronunciation. My question is what is the rule if there is an adjective between son and amie that doesn't begin with a vowel. Is son petit ´amie' or ' sa petite ami' correct?

This relates to:
Common mistakes with mon/ma/mes, ton/ta/tes and son/sa/ses (possessive adjectives) -

Aurélie

Kwiziq language super star

3 January 2017

3/01/17

Bonjour Meghna ! The ending of the possessive adjective is determined by the word directly following it, therefore you will say "ma petite amie" :) I've now added a note about this case to the relevant lesson. I hope that's helpful! Bonne Année !

Meghna

Kwiziq community member

5 January 2017

5/01/17

Thank you Aurélie. That clarifies perfectly. M

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