Is the word 'Des' a homonym? I was reading the tips of a lesson and it says that des is de+les and it means of the. But des also means some right? How do I differentiate this?

July 14, 2020

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Des is a homonym and used in several ways in French, but there often isn't a direct translation into English that always matches word-for-word in the same way. has some good examples of the various used of de / de la / du /des. They are on various pages: start at then use the search and find the others.

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