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"L'uomo legge ai ragazzi."

July 20, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/infinitum17

Why would it not be "al ragazzi"? Haven't I seen that phrase before (or am I mixing up my Italian and French)?


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"Al" is a compound of "a+il", so it's singular: "al ragazzo". For a plural you need ai (a+i) or agli (a+gli) depending on the following letters (ai ragazzi, agli squali)


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Thank you so much, that clears it all up for me!

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