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Pronunciation: /hɜː(r); hə(r)/

In French, determiners agree in gender and number with the noun that follows. So her, when used as a determiner, is translated by son + masculine singular noun (son chien), by sa + feminine singular noun (sa maison) BUT by son + feminine noun beginning with a vowel or mute ‘h’ (son assiette) and by ses + plural noun (ses enfants).When her is stressed, à elle is added after the noun: her house = sa maison à elle.


  • 1 (direct object) la, l' I saw her je l'ai vue he gave her the book il lui a donné le livre catch her! atrappe-la! give it to her donne-le-lui
  • 2 (after preposition, to be) elle it's for her c'est pour elle it's her c'est elle

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