"Pendant son année sabbatique, il a voyagé autour du monde." Should that not be "sa"?

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Gunter

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25 January 2019

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"Pendant son année sabbatique, il a voyagé autour du monde." Should that not be "sa"?

This question relates to:
French lesson "Using an/année, matin/matinée, jour/journée, soir/soirée : time unit vs duration"

Chris

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25 January 2019

25/01/19

Well, yes and no. You are correct that année is feminine and therefore it ought to be sa. But as it starts with a vowel, it is son nevertheless, for purely phonetic reasons. 

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