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

"The man is eating the rice of the children."

January 31, 2013

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

Why the man= Le homme becomes L'homme? Why is 'Le homme' wrong? Please help.


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

Agreed, I thought " L' " was purely a contraction..


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

the h is pretty much silent, and articles become L' when the word starts with a vowel... homme pretty starts with a vowel, in french words that start with h will have the article L'


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

why is it wrong to say ...les enfants?


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

if you use les it translates to "the man is eating the rice the children" des shows possession


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

Couldn't it be "du riz"? Not that the sentence really makes sense anyway...

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