Why is the possessive adjective masculine (son) before a feminine noun (trophée), please?

Cheryl

Kwiziq community member

9 August 2016

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Why is the possessive adjective masculine (son) before a feminine noun (trophée), please?

The quizz question is: Elle tient son trophée. (She holds her trophy.) The exercise was conjugating tenir. Cheryl

Gruff

Kwiziq language super star

9 August 2016

9/08/16

Ahhh! Yes, it does seem feminine with that ending, but in fact, c'est:
un trophée
le trophée

Hope that explains!

Cheryl

Kwiziq community member

9 August 2016

9/08/16

Merci Gruff!
Well, I would never have guessed that noun was masculine, with that ending.
I suspected there was (another) obscure rule...
Cheryl

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