Kwiziq community member
11 April 2019
pourquoi ma chatte s'est-elle léchée la patte?
should there be a second 'e' on léchée in this case as the noun comes after the verb?
This question relates to:French lesson "Forming inverted questions with reflexive verbs in Le Passé Composé"
12 April 2019
I would agree with you: the reflexive pronoun is indirect and the noun (la patte) is direct. In this case the participle would not get accorded to the direct object. This would be parallel to the sentence:
Elles se sont lavé les cheveux. -- They washed their hair, given in https://www.thoughtco.com/french-accented-capitals-4085546
I have it on good authority, though, that a lot of French native speakers have trouble with this also. :)
Yes, well it does seem to go against the rule! Thank you (I will keep making that mistake though, lucky I don't have a cat).
Kwiziq language super star
22 April 2019
Merci à tous !
It was indeed a mistake, and has now been fixed thanks to you :)
23 April 2019
hehe - glad to help!!
13 June 2019
It doesn't seem to be fixed yet (13 june 2019). I just spent several minutes trying to figure it out (before seeing these messages).
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