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Catalan – The Articles

THE ARTICLES in Catalan

Central Catalan Masculine Feminine
Singular El, L’ La, L’
Plural Els Les
Balearic Catalan Masculine Feminine
Singular Es, S’ Sa, S’
Plural Es Ses
Western Catalan Masculine Feminine
Singular Lo, L’ La, L’
Plural Els / Es Les
  1. El becomes l’ before a vowel or h-.
  2. La becomes l’ before all stressed vowels and unstressed a-, e- and o-.

 

EXAMPLES (Central Catalan)

El llibre – The book

Els llibres – The books

L’animal – The animal

Els animals – The animals

 

La casa – The house

Les cases – The houses

L’àguila – The eagle

Les àguiles – The eagles

La història – The story

Les històries – The stories

 

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