French Possessive Pronouns


The forms of the French Possessive Pronouns are

English Possessive Pronouns French Possessive Pronouns
Masc sing Fem sing Masc plural Fem plural
Mine Le mien La mienne Les miens Les miennes
Yours Le tien La tienne Les tiens Les tiennes
His/hers/its Le sien La sienne Les siens Les siennes
Ours Le nôtre La nôtre les nôtres
Yours Le vôtre La vôtre Les vôtres
Theirs Le leur La leur Les leurs

A pronoun is a word that stands in place of a noun. The Possessive Pronouns do not agree with the owner of the object, but with the object itself.

Mon père et le vôtre sont partis ensemble – My father and yours left together

With à, le/les > au/aux With de, le/les > du/des

Cet élève est un des miensThis pupil is one of mine

Le sien = his/hers (masculine object)
La sienne = his/hers (feminine object)

Mon argent, je l’ai toujours, mais Marie a dépensé tout le sienI’ve still got my money but Marie’s spent all hers

The possessive pronouns on and other indefinite pronouns = le sien

On s’occupe des siensYou look after your own

It’s mine, it’s yours…= c’est à moi, c’est à toi…

C’est à moi, donne le moi! – It’s mine, give it to me!


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