Indefinite articles (a) in French

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Indefinite articles (a)

The three types of indefinite articles un, une, des (= ‘a, an, some’) depend on the gender and number of the noun that follows.

un garçon, un vélo a boy, a bicycle

une voiture a car

des enfants, des chaises (some) children, (some) chairs
Note: In the negative form, we replace un, une, des by de (or d’).
J’ai une voiture → Je n’ai pas de voiture. I have a car → I don’t have a car.
J’ai des amis → Je n’ai pas d’amis. I have some friends → I don’t have any friends.

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