i / gli

what is the difference between "i animali" and "gli animali"??

when we must use "i" or "gli"?

January 24, 2013

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As a rule of thumb, use "gli" (and "lo" in the singular) for masculine words starting with a vowel, "z", "gn", "ps" or "s" followed by a consonant, "i" (and "il" in the singular) for the rest.

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