his in the Oxford-Hachette French Dictionary

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I.his [Brit hɪz, Am hɪz] DET In French determiners agree in gender and number with the noun they qualify. So his when used as a determiner is translated by son + masculine singular noun (son chien), by sa + feminine singular noun (sa maison) BUT by son + feminine noun beginning with a vowel or mute h (son assiette) and by ses + plural noun (ses enfants).
When his is stressed, à lui is added after the noun: his house = sa maison à lui.
For his used with parts of the body .
In French possessive pronouns reflect the gender and number of the noun they are standing for. When used as a possessive pronoun his is translated by le sien, la sienne, les siens or les siennes according to what is being referred to.
For examples and particular usages see the entry below.

II.his [Brit hɪz, Am hɪz] PRON

what-d'yer-call-him, what's-his-name NOUN inf

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See also my, hers

hers [hɜ:z, Am hɜ:rz] poss pron (belonging to her)

what's-his-name [ˈwɒtsɪzneɪm, Am ˈwʌt-] NOUN

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