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Breton – The Articles


The definite article in Breton does not change for singular and plural, but it has three forms depending on the following sound.:

  • AN in front of n-, d-, t-, h- and vowels.
  • AL in front of l-.
  • AR in front of other consonants.

Also, the definite article cause soft mutation of most feminine singular nouns and masculine plural nouns denoting people.


Ar berenn – The pear

Ar per – The pears

Ar gwezenn – The tree

Ar gwez – The trees

An aval – The apple

An avaloù – The apples

Al logodenn – The mouse

Al logod – The mice



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