https://www.duolingo.com/CassandraMarie

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

January 31, 2013

6 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/AshuSinger

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

February 9, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/pukerz

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

February 11, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/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'

February 11, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Rubinn

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

February 5, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/greenmatthews

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

February 6, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Super_chook

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

February 7, 2013
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