Does French use apostrophe S?
In English we may use an apostrophe and an ‐s to show that something belongs to someone. In French, however, because an apostrophe is only used to replace a letter that is omitted due to elision, ‘s is not used to show possession.
Do French use S?
Just as in English, the letter ‘S’ is used often in French. While it typically sounds exactly as you’d expect, there is a second pronunciation you’ll need to know.
What is the possessive form of France?
Possessive adjectives – Easy Learning Grammar French
|with masculine singular noun||with feminine singular noun||with plural noun (masculine or feminine)|
What is the apostrophe called in French?
The accent aigu, also known as the acute accent, looks like this: ´, a little apostrophe-like mark that floats up in to the sky, like a bird in flight (é). Aigu, which sounds like egg-ew, can only be on the letter e. Think of eggs or a tasty French omelette to help you remember this rule.
How do you say plural in French?
The simplicity continues. To say that something belongs to “you all” or “you guys” in colloquial English, French speakers use votre (your) for both masculine and feminine nouns. For plural nouns, however, you use vos.
Is the S silent in French?
Other languages, like French and English, are not phonetic: they have letters that can be pronounced in different ways or sometimes not at all. There are three categories of silent letters in French.
French Silent Letters and Pronunciation.
|Usually silent||Some exceptions*|
|S||exprès trois vous bas||un fils, un autobus, le tennis|
Do you pronounce the s in Les French?
TipWhen les is used in front of a word that starts with a consonant, you DO NOT say the s on the end of les: les chiens the dogs. When les is used in front of a word that starts with a vowel, most words starting with h, and the French word y, you DO pronounce the s on the end of les.
How do you use Ma and mon in French?
If the noun is feminine and singular, but begins with a vowel, use mon. For instance, “amie” (girlfriend) is feminine. But we’d say mon amie and not ma amie because it begins with a vowel. The main reason is that it’s way easier to pronounce that way.
Is Notre plural?
Notre and votre, like mon/ma, ton/ta, son/sa and leur are singular forms of the possessive adjectives: Notre maison, votre liberté. Nos and vos are plural, like mes, tes, ses, leurs.