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"The elephant eats the men's rice."

January 19, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mhiraishi

Why is it that some words use " L' " instead of "le"? (ex: l'homme, l'alcool)

January 19, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/OliveKalamata

This is because the first syllable of each of those words (homme, alcool) has a vowel sound. "Homme" has a silent h. See #4 here: http://french.about.com/od/mistakes/a/beginning.htm

January 19, 2013
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