Gender of assiette

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Gender of assiette

Question for you on the example:

Tu finis ton assiette ou pas de dessert.You finish your plate or no dessert.Why is it not ta assiette since  assiette is female?

Asked 3 years ago
ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

With possessive pronouns, you use the male form if the female form would have a clash of two vowels:

ma amie --> mon amie
ta assiette --> ton assiette

CélineKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Bonjour!

As Chris stated, the issue here is that assiette starts with a vowel.
See link to the lesson: https://progress.lawlessfrench.com/revision/grammar/use-mon-not-ma-with-feminine-nouns-starting-with-a-vowel-or-mute-h-possessive-adjectives

Bonne journée!

Gender of assiette

Question for you on the example:

Tu finis ton assiette ou pas de dessert.You finish your plate or no dessert.Why is it not ta assiette since  assiette is female?

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