its

its
its [ɪts]
possessive adjective
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its is translated by son, sa or ses, according to whether the noun it qualifies is masculine, feminine or plural. Note that son must also be used with feminine nouns beginning with a vowel or silent h.
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• its body son corps
• its breath son haleine
• its head sa tête
• its ears ses oreilles
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[ɪts]
Note: In French determiners agree in number and gender with the noun they qualify. its is translated by son + masculine noun: its nose = son nez; by sa + feminine noun: its tail = sa queue; BUT by son + feminine noun beginning with a vowel or mute h: its ear = son oreille; and by ses + plural noun: its ears = ses oreilles
determiner son/sa/ses

English-French dictionary. 2013.

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