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“Commencée à la fin du XIIe siècle”

BrianC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

“Commencée à la fin du XIIe siècle”

Why does the first word have its final “e”? Is is agreeing with the feminine noun “fin”?

Also, is the first word best considered as an adjective or as a past participle in this sentence?

Asked 10 months ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Brian, 

I am afraid it goes all the way back to 'La cathédrale  Notre-Dame' at the beginning of the text.

Bonne Continuation!

“Commencée à la fin du XIIe siècle”

Why does the first word have its final “e”? Is is agreeing with the feminine noun “fin”?

Also, is the first word best considered as an adjective or as a past participle in this sentence?

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