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Pronunciation: /ðiː; ðɪ; ðə/

Translation of the in French:


  • le/la/l'/les
    • In French, determiners agree in gender and number with the noun that follows. So the is translated by le or l' + masculine singular noun ( le chien, l'ami), by la or l' + feminine singular noun ( la chaise, l'amie) and by les + plural noun ( les chaussures). When the is used with a preposition that translates by de in French de + le + masculine singular noun = du ( du fromage) and de + les + plural noun = des ( des crayons). When the is used with a preposition that translates by à in French à + le + masculine singular noun = au ( au cinéma) and à + les + plural noun = aux ( aux enfants).
    two chapters of the book deux chapitres du livre I met them at the supermarket je les ai rencontrés au supermarché the French les Français the wounded les blessés she buys only the best elle n'achète que ce qu'il y a de mieux the more I learn the less I understand plus j'apprends moins je comprends the longer he waits the harder it will be plus il attendra plus ce sera difficile the sooner the better le plus tôt sera le mieux the fastest train le train le plus rapide the prettiest house in the village la plus jolie maison du village the book of the year le meilleur livre de l'année do you mean the Charlie Parker? tu veux dire le célèbre Charlie Parker? Charles the First Charles 1er or Premier the Smiths les Smith

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