Contractions with Prepositions

Les contractions avec prépositions

Introduction Introduction
For a more flowing pronunciation, the French prepositions à (to) and du (from; of) form contractions with definite articles in the singular-masculine (le) and plural (les; las). The feminine-singular article (la) never contracts with prepositions.

   au
   a le
   to the

   aux
   a les / a las
   to the (plural)

   du
   de le
   of the

   des
   de les / de las
   of the (plural)
Vocabulary Vocabulaire
Play au
to the masculine singular
Play aux
to the plural
Play du
of the masculine singular
Play des
of the plural
Phrases Les phrases
Play Il parle à la jeune fille.
He talks about the girl.
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