"The shark"

Translation:Lo squalo

February 14, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/mwerneck

Why "lo" and not "il"?

February 14, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/f.formica
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When "s" is followed by a consonant it's called "s impura" (impure s) and it changes the article to "lo" and "uno"; the same happens when the word starts with gn, ps, pt (rare), pn, x (rare), z, and semiconsonant i (a sound archaically represented by j).

February 14, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/karelia811

As in "lo zucchero" right? What else?

May 19, 2014
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