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How do you know when you are speaking about more than 1 thing when singular and plural sound the sam

How do you know when you are speaking about more than 1 thing when singular and plural sound the same?

For example: fille, filles (the "s" is silent)

October 7, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/MasterZsword

Usually, the "les" or "des" in a plural situation would give it away. If you are saying, "J'aime les filles", you would know that it is plural because the "les" gives it away, as opposed to "J'aime la fille" where the "la" shows that the "girl" is singular.

October 7, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/WaterPolyglot

Les is actually pronounced le, and Le is actually pronounced luh. La is just la

Des is actually pronounced de, and De is pronounced duh. De La, would not be duh la but instead, de la

October 7, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/FrenchByte

You have to listen to the article , the word that goes before your noun. Le and La are singular, while Les is plural, and des, too.

October 7, 2017
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