95 - Comparatively, the definite article in English is the...

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It is common to hear the words gender and number used together when contemplating a noun. The  gender of the noun indicates whether the noun is masculine or feminine. The  number  of the noun  indicates whether the noun is singular or plural. You will learn to identify the word  libro  as a singular,  masculine noun, and how to make the plural version of this and all other nouns.  Before you learn how to make a noun plural, however, it's necessary to learn how to pluralize the  definite and indefinite articles. A plural noun will have a plural version of the article in front of it. 
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Unformatted text preview: Comparatively, the definite article in English is the same regardless of whether the noun that follows is singular or plural. Plural forms of definite articles The Spanish definite article ( el and la, the) has a plural version of both its feminine and masculine forms. Therefore, the definite article has four forms in Spanish. The plural of el is los and the plural of la is las . Singular, masculine Plural, masculine the los the Singular, feminine Plural, feminine the las the...
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This note was uploaded on 11/05/2011 for the course SPAN 101 taught by Professor Oliveros during the Fall '09 term at Texas State.

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