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25 July 2018
The noun 'écriture' (handwriting) is feminine. But apparently the correct translation of "We cannot read his handwriting" is 'Nous ne pouvons pas lire son écriture'. I was using an exercise book and I thought the answer in the back might be a mistake, but Google Translate also comes up with the same translation. La bonne phrase est 'Nous ne pouvons pas lire sa écriture', n'est-ce pas?
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Bonjour Thomas !
"Son écriture" is indeed correct here, and that's due to the fact that écriture starts with a vowel.
Have a look at our related lesson:https://progress.lawlessfrench.com/revision/grammar/use-mon-not-ma-with-feminine-nouns-starting-with-a-vowel-or-mute-h-possessive-adjectives
I hope that's helpful!Bonne journée !
27 July 2018
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