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

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

Asked 7 months ago
ChrisC1Correct answer

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. 

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

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