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La, Le = L' is it wrong?

October 14, 2012

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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.

October 14, 2012

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1km, travelingacorn Thanks :D

October 15, 2012

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no problem :)

October 15, 2012

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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.

October 15, 2012

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the last one should be 'tous aiment l'homard'

October 15, 2012
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