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"How old is your uncle?"

June 26, 2013

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

Why can't I include "il" before "tuo zio"?


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

When using possessives with family members the definite article is omitted in the singular ('loro' is an exception - this keeps the definite article). In the plural the definite article is used.

e.g. - mia sorella / le mie sorelle = my sister / my sisters

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