Chapter 8
Possessive form

Possessive adjectives (my, your, ...)

Let's start with the possessive adjectives (les adjectifs possessifs). In French, they agree with the following noun. But in the plural, there is no difference between masculine and feminine.

  Masculine Audio. Press to listen! Feminine Audio. Press to listen! Plural Audio. Press to listen!
my mon ma mes
your ton ta tes
his, her, its son sa ses
our notre notre nos
your votre votre vos
their leur leur leurs

Examples:

  • C'est le chat de Marie ; c'est son chat.
    It is Marie's cat ; it is her cat.
  • Mon père travaille dur.
    My father works hard.
  • Nous avons trouvé tes chaussures.
    We have found your shoes.
  • Nous gardons leurs enfants.
    We are looking after their children.
Chapter 8
Possessive form