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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Naseem200170

Why la scrivania and not lo sciivania

I thought lo came before s + consonant.

December 26, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Heike333145

I thought lo came before s + consonant.

Yes, but only for masculine nouns (thus replacing the article "il"). For feminine nouns, "la" remains the same.

la ragazza

la scrivania

il ragazzo

lo scrittore (the writer)

Some additional information: https://forum.duolingo.com/comment/3145281/Lo-scrittore

December 26, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Joseph297228

Yeah, what Heike said :)

December 26, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Naseem200170

Grazie -- I knew this. I forgot this. I may forget it again. Stair stepping my way forward.

December 27, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MT.italy

scrivania : femminile, sing. -> La scrivania
scrittoio : maschile, sing. -> Lo scrittoio

December 27, 2018
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