AsturianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Contraction of the masculine article el.

ArticleEdit

l’ m

  1. (definite) the
Usage notesEdit
  • The masculine singular article el contracts to l' before a word beginning with a vowel or h: l’asturianu (the Asturian), l’hermanu (the brother)
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Contraction of the feminine article la.

ArticleEdit

l’ f

  1. (definite) the
Usage notesEdit
  • The feminine singular article la contracts to l' before a word beginning with a or ha: l’asturiana (the Asturian), l’habitación (the habitation)
Related termsEdit

CatalanEdit

ArticleEdit

l' m, f

  1. Contraction of el; the
  2. Contraction of la; the

Usage notesEdit

el is contracted to l' before a vowel or h-. la is contracted to l' before a vowel or h-, except before a following (h)i- or (h)u-.

PronounEdit

l'

  1. Contraction of el.
  2. Contraction of la.

Usage notesEdit

See above.

DeclensionEdit


EsperantoEdit

ArticleEdit

l' (definite)

  1. (poetic) apocopic form of la the

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

ArticleEdit

l’ m, f (singular, definite)

  1. (before a vowel) apocopic form of le, la The.

PronounEdit

l’ m, f (third-person singular)

  1. (before a vowel) apocopic form of le, la Him, her, it.
Related termsEdit

FriulianEdit

Friulian Definite Articles
singular plural
masculine il
l'
i
feminine  la
l'
lis

ArticleEdit

l’ m, f (definite)

  1. (before a vowel) apocopic form of il, la the

Haitian CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

Contration of li, from French lui.

PronounEdit

l'

  1. Alternative spelling of l; contraction of li.

IdoEdit

ArticleEdit

l'

  1. (before a vowel) apocopic form of la the

ItalianEdit

Italian Definite Articles
singular plural
masculine il
lo
i
gli
feminine  la le

ArticleEdit

l’ m, f (definite)

  1. (before a vowel) apocopic form of il/lo, la the

LadinEdit

ArticleEdit

l' f (singular)

  1. the (before a vowel)

See alsoEdit


NeapolitanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin ille, illa

ParticleEdit

l' m and f (singular and plural definite)

  1. (before a vowel) apocopic form of 'o, 'a the

Old FrenchEdit

ArticleEdit

l’

  1. (before a vowel sound) apocopic form of la/le the
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