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L', Le, La

La, Le = L' is it wrong?

October 14, 2012

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/1km

Correct, but you only use L' before a singular noun starting with a vowel or a silent "h". So:

La fille, la femme, les femmes, le garçon, l'homme, les hommes, l'enfant, les enfants, l'adulte, les adultes, tous aiment le homard.


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1km, travelingacorn Thanks :D


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@travelingacorn - Er, no, I chose "le homard" deliberately, because it is an example of an aspirated (not silent) h. This means it is incompatible with the l' liaison. Le haricot is another example where l'haricot would be wrong.

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