"Where do they keep the chickens?"
Translation:Dove tengono i polli?
"il" is the definite article used before a masculine noun (singular). i.e.: il ragazzo
When the noun starts with a vowel, we use "l' " instead of "il". i.e.: l' uomo
"i" is the definite article used before a masculine noun (plural). i.e.: i ragazzi
And "gli" instead of "i" is used when the noun starts with a vowel. i.e.: gli uomini
Be sure to always click on the lightbulb icon every time you start a new skill. It's where the lessons/tips are. Your question is answered at the top of the page for Basics 2:
Use Gli for masculine nouns in the following cases: --before vowels (like for gli uomini) --before words starting with Z --before S+consonants (like in the clothing lesson, when it was gli stivali) --before words starting with GN, PN, PS and other weird words we probably won't have to worry about for a while
Basically, wherever we'd use Lo or L' (lo zucchero, l'animal) in singular, it seems we'll use Gli when it's plural.
Use the i (or capital I) before plural masculine nouns when they don't have the exceptions noted above)
(All the feminine definite articles are apparently "Le" with no special pre-vowel situations.)
Several people have asked that question, and I was about to do the same. As far as I can see, no one has answered yet. I hope someone who knows Italian better than I can tell us whether it really is wrong to use "Loro". Obviously I don't want to report it as "My answer should be accepted" if it really is incorrect.