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The Possessive Adjectives

The possessive adjectives are used to express possession. They always precede the noun or the noun phrase and they have the following form.

The Person who possesses
or the possesso
The object possessed
Singular Plural
Person Masculine Feminine Masculine Feminine
1st person singular mon ma mes mes
2nd person singular ton ta tes tes
3rd person singular son sa ses ses
1st person plural notre notre nos nos
2nd person plural votre votre vos vos
3rd person plural leur leur leurs leurs

When the object possessed begins with a vowel or a mute “h”, we use “mon”, “ton”, “son” instead of “ma”, “ta”, “sa” even if it is feminine.

For example:

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