Definite articles

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Definite articles

Definite articles come before a specific object or an identifiable person:

SingularPlural
LaLasLa niña, las doctoras the girl, the (female) doctors
ElLosEl niño, los profesores the boy, the (male) teachers

Notes: La changes to el in front of a feminine noun that begins with the letter -a or -ha:

La El agua está fría.

The water is cold.

la el hambre era tremenda.

The hunger was enormous.


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